From the company:
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PERFORM IN MOSCOW,
MARCH 29-31, 2011
American Ballet Theatre will perform in Moscow, March 29-31, 2011 at the new
stage of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia. The tour was announced today by
ABT Executive Director Rachel Moore.
American Ballet Theatre’s performances in Moscow are part of the annual
Mstislav Rostropovich Week Festival and mark the Company’s first appearance in the
Russian capital city since 1960. In celebration of the birthday of the late cellist Mstislav
Rostropovich, the Festival has specially commissioned a new work to be choreographed
by Benjamin Millepied. The new Millepied work will receive its New York debut during
the Company’s 2011 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Additional repertory for American Ballet Theatre’s performances in Moscow
include George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, Alexei Ratmansky’s Seven Sonatas
and Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free.
American Ballet Theatre’s 2010-2011 tour season includes engagements in
Havana, Cuba, Brooklyn, New York, Washington, D.C., London, New York City,
Los Angeles, California and Tokyo, Japan. For more information on American Ballet
Theatre, please visit our website at www.abt.org.
ABT to perform in Moscow, RussiaMarch 29-31, 2011
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