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«Прожить год с Роденом и Камиллой — значит познать страдания»
Author: Светлана Наборщикова
Date: November 11, 2011
Publisher: Известия

Борис Эйфман - о творческой ревности и о том, почему он не ставит балет о себе. 22 ноября в Санкт-Петербургском театре балета — премьера балета «Роден» о великом французском скульпторе. С постановщиком спектакля Борисом Эйфманом встретилась обозреватель «Известий». [read more]


Center's International Dance Series Features Leading Companies and Artists in Exclusive Engagements and
World and American Premieres

Season features world premiere collaboration with Bolshoi Ballet, first visit by legendary Royal Danish Ballet in 15 years and world's leading dance stars in Tour de Force II.

Plus the return of Tango Buenos Aires, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg and Alicia Alonso's National Ballet of Cuba

COSTA MESA, CA – The Orange County Performing Arts Center's 2011 Dance Series will feature five acclaimed companies, each the definitive interpreter of its unique style of dance, in an unrivaled season that includes World and American Premieres, exclusive engagements and prestigious productions created by the Center.  [Read more]

Title: Pushkin Heroine in Distress (and Clubbers Doing the Zombie Shuffle)

Date: May 31, 2009
Author: Gia Courlas
Publisher: New York Times

The formula behind a Boris Eifman ballet is undeniable. Like it or not, Mr. Eifman is a one-man factory, pumping out minispectacles that share much in common: abrupt scenes, a coarsely patched-together score and acrobatic moments of passion and agitation.[read more]

Title: 'Eugene Onegin' updated

Date: May 28, 2009
Author: Robert Johnson
Publisher: The Star-Ledger

NEW YORK -- "Eugene Onegin," one of the great love stories, began as a literary masterpiece. Today, the opera version by Tchaikovsky and the ballet by John Cranko are arguably more familiar than the original 1825 serialized novel in verse by Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.[read more]

Title: Southern California Premiere of Onegin Called "A Thrill-A-Minute"
Date: May 27, 2009
Author: Jessie Brunner
Publisher: OCPAC.org

Bravura performances, education events and celebrations complete Center's tribute to great dance
COSTA MESA, CA – Extraordinary performances by many of the world's most celebrated dance superstars marked the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Tour de Force: A Gala Dance Spectacular on May 21 in Segerstrom Hall. Tour de Force was the crowning point amid five days of dance events that included the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg performing the Southern California premiere of Onegin, the Bolshoi Ballet's Nikolay Tsiskaridze dancing the world premiere of Fallen Angel created for him by Boris Eifman, performances and works by artists – many in their Center debuts – from the Bolshoi Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre, Berlin State Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, National Ballet of Canada, Complexions Dance Company and Eifman Ballet, a master class for promising young Orange County dance students conducted by Tsiskaridze, a dinner honoring Center donors and Tour de Force underwriters prior to the performance, a post-performance celebration for cast, donors and patrons hosted by South Coast Plaza in Jewel Court and brunch for Eifman and cast members at the home of Sharon and Bruno Lebon.[read more]

Title: Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg
Date: April 25 2009
Publisher: Northrop News

What an absolutely stunning world premiere! Boris Eifman's modern-day take of Pushkin's 19th century novel, Eugene Onegin, was packed with contemporary Russian drama, brilliantly bold scenes...[read more]

Title: Of dance, Russia and 'Onegin': a Q & A with Boris Eifman
Date: April 24 2009
Author: Tatyana Thulien

Boris Eifman, the world-renowned Russian choreographer whose Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg opens its latest U.S. tour tonight at the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium, leaves no one indifferent. More than 30 years ago, his work changed conservative traditions of ballet, reinforcing ballet as a universal form of human self-expression and sexual energy. It combines body and soul, the harmony of music, dance and acting.[read more]


-- May 7-10, Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College --

Critically-acclaimed as Russia's most innovative contemporary dance company, the EIFMAN BALLET of St. Petersburg returns to Boston with the New England premiere of Onegin, a powerful new interpretation of Alexander Pushkin's classic, Eugene Onegin.  Playing Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 10 at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Onegin is a ballet in two acts with music by Tchaikovsky and Sitkovetsky.  Artistic Director Boris Eifman transports Pushkin's characters to our times in this retelling of one of literature's most passionate and poignant love stories in which a young woman's infatuation meets an aristocrat's insensitivity. Tickets are now on sale. [read more]

Title: Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to the Center with Southern California Premiere of Onegin
Date: May 20, 22 - 24 2009

Tickets on sale now for groups of 15 or more; single tickets go on sale March 15
COSTA MESA, CA - The Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Russia returns to the Orange County Performing Arts Center for its fifth engagement in Segerstrom Hall May 20 and 22 - 24. Artistic Director and Choreographer Boris Eifman is presenting the Southern California premiere of Onegin, a powerful new interpretation of Alexander Pushkin's classic, Eugene Onegin. [read more]