Our Tours

This spring, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will go on tour to Tallinn, where it will perform this season's premiere, Marius Petipa's classical ballet Sleeping Beauty (with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky), at the Nordea Concert Hall. The production has been staged by the distinguished French choreographer Jean-Guillaume Bart. Read more...

In early December, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will leave on a two-month trip to Europe, touring with our classical and modern productions, as well as with gala concert highlights. The company will perform in Luxembourg, France, Germany, and Switzerland. Read more...

On September 27, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company contributed to a festival in France, performing Chopiniana, a one-act choreographic suite with music by Frederic Chopin and choreography by Michel Fokine, and restored Grand pas from Paquita, a ballet with music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa. Read more...

This March, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company visited Tallinn during a tour to Estonia . On March 21, members of the company performed Swan Lake, a ballet classic with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, at the Rahvusooper Estonia (Estonia National Opera). All the tickets were sold out, and the people of Tallinn received the performance with enthusiastic applause.

From January 19 to February 4, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company toured across Switzerland and France with its classical rendition of Giselle, as well as with this season's premiere show, the One-Act Ballet Recital, which comprised the Chopiniana choreographic suite, Grand pas from Paquita, and The Rehearsal ballet.

From December 9 to 28, our theatrical company was away on an ambitious tour across Japan, giving the audiences in seven cities an opportunity to see the classical rendition of The Nutcracker. In addition, our soloists contributed to two gala concerts in Tokyo.

From November 16 to December 5, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company toured across France, with its classical rendition of Giselle, as well as with this season's premiere show, the One-Act Ballet Recital, which comprises the Chopiniana choreographic suite, Grand pas from Paquita, and The Rehearsal ballet.

On April 1 and 2, the Leonid Yacobson ballet company will perform Giselle at the famous Theater Im Pfalzbau, in the the German city of Ludwigshafen.

From March 5 till March 28, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will be taking its classical rendition of Swan Lake across Canada. The most famous ballet in the world will be presented in front of audiences from Ottawa, Montreal, St. John's, Moncton, Charlottetown,  Fredericton, Quebec, Saint John, and Halifax.

On February 22, Giselle was performed at Nordea, a concert hall in Tallinn that is considered to be the best state-of-the-art music venue in Scandinavia. The dancers' daily classical barre classes, in turn, were held at the Tallinna Filharmoonia, the historical 15th-century building of the Tallinn Philharmonic Society, located in the city's Old Town.

The dancers from the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre performed The Nutcracker and Giselle in four Italian cities, at the best venues of the most famous theatres, all of which have fascinating history and inimitably beautiful architecture.

From mid-January to early February, the company of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre travelled across France and Switzerland, giving performances of The Nutcracker and Giselle. This extensive tour spanned three weeks, seven cities, and twelve shows.

During the New Year's festivities, the Leonid Yacobson company went on a tour to Cannes. On December 31, January 1, and January 3, the French audience got a chance to see two ballets from the theatre's classical repertoire: The Nutcracker, with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreography by Vasili Vainonen, and Giselle, with music by Adolphe Adam and choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa.

From November 8 to November 10, the Saint-Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre went on a tour to Crimea, which was supported and encouraged by the Russian Ministry of Culture. The dancers performed Vasili Vainonen's version of The Nutcracker.

Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre made its very first appearance in Estonia, during the 10th anniversary Birgitta festival. The festival guests gathered together at a unique venue — an old convent on the Baltic shore — where they got a chance to see the famous Spartacus ballet, with choreography by Leonid Yacobson and music by Aram Khachaturian.

After a resounding success in France, where the company performed to a full house in the cities of Montauban and Sisteron, during the Danse en Place'S and Les Nuits de la Citadelle festivals in late July, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre was invited to make a more prolonged tour across France and Switzerland.

From March 13 to March 17, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company went on a tour to Turkey. The dancers performed for three nights, giving the audience a chance to see the Swan Lake ballet — a universally acknowledged world-class masterpiece, with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.