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26.04.2016

The 25th season of the DANCE OPEN International Ballet Festival culminated on April 25, marking a memorable milestone. This season's highlight was the closing Gala, which featured performances by ballet stars from around the globe, including soloists and dancers from the world's top ballet companies. The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company made an appearance in three sections of the program. Read more...

14.04.2016

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre celebrates its anniversary with the great master's legendary Choreographic Miniatures and reminiscences of his remarkable work. Read more...

12.04.2016

Pavel Ryzhkov's report, 50 Years of Dance: The Saint-Petersburg Yacobson Theatre Celebrates Its Anniversary with Russian Ballet Masterpieces, was featured in the NTV Channel's Saint-Petersburg Today program and covered the Russian Ballet Masterpieces recital, which opened a series of events celebrating the Yacobson Ballet Company's 50th anniversary. Read more...

28.03.2016

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is proud to present Russian Ballet Masterpieces, a unique performance showcasing the best of Leonid Yacobson's creative heritage. The Russian Ballet Masterpieces collection celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Choreographic Miniatures Leningrad Ballet Company. Read more...

22.03.2016

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. Read more...

15.03.2016

A renewed rendition of the Swan Lake ballet, with original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and scenery by Vyacheslav Okunev, was shown at the main stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre on March 14 and 15. The main parts, Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried, were played by the principals of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre.

01.03.2016

The first series of rehearsals for the upcoming premiere of Sleeping Beauty, overseen by Jean-Guillaume Bart, a renowned French ballet director, choreographer, and tutor, began on April 27 and will last until March 5.

18.02.2016

On February 25 and 27, members of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will take part in the series of concerts in tribute to Maya Plisetskaya, which will take place at the BAM OPERA HOUSE in New York as part of the Mariinsky Theatre's tour in the USA.

16.02.2016

Starting from February 19, members of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will rehearse for the premiere performance: Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty, staged by Jean-Guillaume Bart, a renowned French danseur, choreographer, and teacher. The performance is to be accompanied by an orchestra.

04.02.2016

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.

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