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REFLECTIONS

co-production of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
in association with
Ardani Artists Management

Starring:

Ekaterina Krysanova
Natalia Osipova
Anastasia Stashkevich
Ekaterina Shipulina
(Bolshoi Ballet)

Polina Semionova
(Berlin Staatsballett)

Maria Kochetkova
(San Francisco Ballet)

Olga Malinovskaya
(Estonia National Opera)

with
Ivan Vasiliev, Alexander Volchkov, Vyacheslav Lopatin, Denis Savin
(Bolshoi Ballet)

Choreographers:
Karole Armitage, George Balanchine, Aszure Barton, Mauro Bigonzetti,
Nacho Duato, Wayne McGregor, Lucinda Childs, Jorma Elo, Renato Zanella

Costumes designed by Igor Chapurin

Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

Music Director and Conductor, Igor Dronov

Creative Director, Sergei Danilian

Cast and program subject to change
Three act program with two 20-minute intermissions

 

ACT ONE

REMANSOS
Music: Enrique Granados
Danza Oriental, Minueto, Danza Villanesca, Valses Poeticos
Choreography: Nacho Duato
Set and Costumes: Nacho Duato
Lighting Design:
Nicolas Fischtel (Danza Oriental, Minueto, Danza Villanesca)
Brad Fields (Valses Poeticos)
Staged for Reflections Project by Eva Lopez Crevillen
General supervision: Carlos Iturrioz-Mediart Producciones SL (Spain)
© Nacho Duato, All rights reserved
First performance: American Ballet Theatre, 1997

Performed:
Polina Semionova, Denis Savin
Natalia Osipova, Vyacheslav Lopatin
Ekaterina Shipulina, Alexander Volchkov

Anastasia Stashkevich, Denis Savin
Ekaterina Krysanova, Vyacheslav Lopatin
Olga Malinovskaya, Ivan Vasiliev

Alexey Melentiev: Piano

 

ACT TWO
Order of pieces in Act Two may vary

FRACTUS
Music: Rhys Chatham
From Quantum
Choreography: Karole Armitage
Costumes: Igor Chapurin
Lighting: Elena Kopunova
First performance: Reflections Project, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 2011

Performed by Yekaterina Krysanova and Denis Savin

 

BOOK OF HARMONY
Music: John Adams
Harmonielehre: Part III - Meister Eckhardt and Quackie
I Am Love (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
Choreography: Lucinda Childs
Costume: Igor Chapurin
Lighting: Elena Kopunova
First performance: Reflections Project, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 2011

Performed by Anastasia Stashkevich (Olga Malinovskaya)

 

ONE OVERTURE
Music: H. I. Biber
Partita 3 VI Ciacone ( canon in Unisono) from Harmonia artifciosa-ariosa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lucio Silla: Overtura III - Molto Allegro
Choreography: Jorma Elo
Costume: Anja Mlakar
Lighting: Elena Kopunova
First performance: Reflections Project, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 2011

Performed by Maria Kochetkova

 

DUMKA
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Dumka, Op.59
Choreography: Aszure Barton
Costume: Igor Chapurin
Lighting: Elena Kopunova
First performance: Reflections Project, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 2011

Performed by Yekaterina Shipulina

Maxim Mogilevsky: Piano

Strauss incontra Verdi
Music: Johan Strauss, Jr.
Maskenball Quadrille Opus 272
Choreography: Renato Zanella
Costume: Renato Zanella
Lighting: Elena Kopunova
Created for Simona Noja in 1995, adapted for Polina Semionova in 2010

Performed by Polina Semionova

CHACONNE
Music: Giovanni Vitali
Chaconne in G Minor
Choreography: Wayne McGregor
Costumes: Moritz Junge
Lighting: Lucy Carter
First performance: Reflections Project, OCPAC, 2011

Performed by Natalia Osipova, Vyacheslav Lopatin

Pas-de-Trois
Music: Mikhail Glinka
From opera Ruslan and Lyudmila
Choreography: George Balanchine
Costumes: Karinska, re-designed by Holly Hines
Lighting: Elena Kopunova
Staged for Reflections Project by Marina Eglevsky
with support provided by
RENOVA (Russia)
First performance: New York City Ballet, 1955
© Marina Eglevsky, All rights reserved

 

Performed:

Maria Kochetkova, Yekaterina Krysanova, Ivan Vasiliev
Polina Semionova, Yekaterina Shipulina, Alexander Volchkov
Anastasia Stashkevich, Olga Malinovskaya, Vyacheslav Lopatin

 

ACT THREE

CINQUE
Ballet in one act
Music: Antonio Vivaldi*
Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti
Costumes: Igor Chapurin
Lighting: Carlo Cerri
Assistant Choreographer: Carlos Prado
First Performance: Reflections Project, OCPAC, 2011

Performed:

Maria Kochetkova (Olga Malinovskaya), Natalia Osipova, Yekaterina Krysanova,
Polina Semionova (Anastasia Stashkevich), Yekaterina Shipulina

Soloists:
Anastasia Rubina (mandoline)
Olga Filatova (mandoline)
Dmitry Khakhamov (violin)
Vladimir Sklyarevsky (violin)
Dmitry Shumsky (cello)
Vladimir Chukhnov (keyboard)
Rustam Yavaev (vocal)

  • Concerto in C Major Per Mandolino Er Archi, RV 425: II. Largo           
  • Concerto in G Major for 2 Mandolines and Strings, RV 532: II. Andante
  • Concerto in D. Major Per 2 Violini, 2 Celli Ed Archi, RV 564: II. Largo
  • Concerto in G Major for 2 Mandolines and Strings, RV 532: I. Allegro
  • Concerto in G Minor Per Violino Solo, 2 Oboi, Fagotto Ed Archi, RV 319, 'dedicato a S. Pisendel': II. Lento           
  • Trio Sonata In D Minor, Op. 1/12, RV 63, "La Follia"
  • Concerto in C Major Per Mandolino Er Arch,i RV 425: I. Allegro
  • Concerto in C Major for 2 Violini in Tromba Marina, 2 Flauti Dritti, 2 Madolini, 2 Salmoe, 2 Teorbe e ViolonCello, RV 558: II. Andante Molto           
  • Concerto in C Major for 2 Violini in Tromba Marina, 2 Flauti Dritti, 2 Madolini, 2 Salmoe, 2 Teorbe e ViolonCello, RV 558: III. Allegro           
  • Stabat Mater, RV 621 - 1. Stabat Mater Dolorosa – Largo
  • Stabat Mater, RV 621 - 4. Quis est homo - Largo           

Concerto in C Major for 2 Violini in Tromba Marina, 2 Flauti Dritti, 2 Madolini, 2 Salmoe, 2 Teorbe e ViolonCello, RV 558: I. Allegro Molto