The Hermitage Recitals of the Leonid Yacobson Theatre. Choreographic Masterpieces by Leonid Yacobson

20 Mar 2021 в 19:00 | Hermitage Theater

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This unique recital programme introduces the audience to the choreographic masterpieces staged by Leonid Yacobson, the legendary 20th century ballet master whose name the Theatre bears to this day. Aside from the core of the programme—the exquisite miniatures from the Classicism-Romanticism cycle—the recital also features the fan-favourite one-act ballet, The Wedding Cortège, inspired by the aesthetics of the early Marc Chagall. Olga Fedorchenko, prominent theatre critic and ballet historian, will provide commentary on Leonid Yacobson's creative journey.

As an extra bonus, the audience will be able to appreciate the beauty of the Hermitage theatre, commissioned by Catherine the Great and designed by the Italian architect Giacomo Quarenghi. In ages past, the crème de la crème of Saint Petersburg's high society gathered here to marvel at the most brilliant stars of the world stage. These fine traditions are still alive today. This unique recital programme introduces the audience to the choreographic masterpieces staged by Leonid Yacobson, the legendary 20th century ballet master whose name the Theatre bears to this day. Aside from the core of the programme—the exquisite miniatures from the Classicism-Romanticismcycle—the recital also features the fan-favourite one-act ballet, The Wedding Cortège, inspired by the aesthetics of the early Marc Chagall. Olga Fedorchenko, prominent theatre critic and ballet historian, will provide commentary on Leonid Yacobson's creative journey.

When to watch it

20 Mar 2021 в 19:00
Hermitage Theater

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Pas de Quatre, music by Vincenzo Bellini
Pas de Deux, music by Gioacchino Rossini
Pas de Trois, music by Gioacchino Rossini
Taglioni's Flight, music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

The Wedding Cortège (a one-act ballet)
Music by Dmitry Shotakovich  

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