Ukrainian Giselle – Dancing Occasions

Posted on September 1, 2022


The newly shaped United Ukrainian Ballet is to carry out on the London Coliseum from September 13 to 17 in a brand new manufacturing of Giselle specifically made by choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. The corporate was created by dancers who fled Ukraine and have discovered a haven in The Hague – town has given them the previous Royal Conservatoire to stay and work in, by way of the assist of native enterprise and the federal government. Ratmansky, himself a Ukrainian citizen, is donating his time to hitch the corporate to create this new interpretation of Giselle. The season will characteristic visitor performances by Alina Cojocaru and Katja Khaniukova.

The units and costumes, designed by Hayden Griffiths, are generously loaned by Birmingham Royal Ballet and the dancers will likely be accompanied by the total orchestra of the English Nationwide Opera, beneath the baton of Viktor Oliynyk, conductor of the Nationwide Opera of Ukraine. All earnings from ticket gross sales will likely be given to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Attraction and the United Ukrainian Ballet Basis. To ebook tickets to Giselle, click on right here.

Pictured: Publicity picture for the United Ukrainian Ballet’s Giselle. {Photograph}: Courtesy of the United Ukrainian Ballet.

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