Jump to content


Summer 2014 DC tour: Giselle (Grigorovich)


  • Please log in to reply
20 replies to this topic

#16 Natalia

Natalia

    Rubies Circle

  • Foreign Correspondent
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,366 posts

Posted 29 January 2014 - 09:25 AM

No Obraztsova?

 

Just my thought. mad.gif



#17 nysusan

nysusan

    Gold Circle

  • Senior Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 984 posts

Posted 29 January 2014 - 09:43 AM

 

No Obraztsova?

 

Just my thought. mad.gif

 

Hmmm... lets think about this.  One of the greatest Giselles of our generation is not performing in DC while 4 hours away in NY Vishneva, Part & Cojocaru are all appearing in Bayadere that weekend. Where do you think I will be? And a Jewels on Sunday is the cherry on top of my ice cream sundae! So glad the Bolshoi didn't force me to make tough choices.



#18 Buddy

Buddy

    Bronze Circle

  • Senior Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 475 posts

Posted 29 January 2014 - 06:26 PM

According to the Kennedy Center's own website, opening night is to be danced by someone called Svetlana Makharova [sic]!

I believe that Makharova is her Celtic name.  flowers.gif  



#19 Rick

Rick

    New Member

  • New Member
  • Pip
  • 6 posts

Posted 10 April 2014 - 02:29 PM

Would anyone care to suggest the best cast(s) for Giselle? I'm unfamiliar with all of the dancers. Thanks.



#20 Jayne

Jayne

    Gold Circle

  • Senior Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 864 posts

Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:45 PM

Go see David Hallberg, he's one the great Albrechts. 



#21 volcanohunter

volcanohunter

    Platinum Circle

  • Senior Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,719 posts

Posted 11 April 2014 - 06:56 AM

This being the Bolshoi, we can't be sure these dancers will actually appear as advertised. If changes owing to injuries are sometimes unavoidable, other changes can be more difficult to explain. For what it's worth, Ekaterina Krysanova has withdrawn from her next two performances at the Bolshoi, but this isn't necessarily a predictor of her physical condition 5-6 weeks from now.

 

I don't know what sort of things you look for in dancers, but based on a performance of Swan Lake I saw them give last summer, my vote goes to Krysanova and Ruslan Skvortsov, who are suited to each other in their seriousness, sincerity, lack of showboating and excess, and also speed.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users


Help support Ballet Alert! and Ballet Talk for Dancers year round by using this search box for your amazon.com purchases (adblockers may block display):