I had to leave before the gala, but just some thoughts about the two Cinderellas I saw at Mikharilovsky.  Anyway, they were part of my trip, and honestly, for fairy tales, the Mikhailovsky Cinderella and Mariinsky Sleeping Beauty are both just magical! I managed to attend two Cinderellas back to back at the Mikhailovsky Theatre.  This ballet is a real triumph in every way for the company.  The scene was set  from the moment of entering the auditorium - the lights around the pretty apricot p