Friday, May 18, 2012

Ballet at Teatro Coliseo

Three ballet performances featuring more than 25 exceptional dancers from the world's best companies will be presented throughout the year at the Teatro Coliseo de Buenos Aires:

May 19, 2012
3E Étage Opera National de Paris
Eleven first figures from the Opera National de Paris' Ballet gather to present for the first time in Argentina "Nouvelles Virtuosités", a show that combines humor and virtuosity. A unique opportunity to see on the same stage the talented Argentinian dancer Ludmila Pagliero and "Danseur Étoile" Josua Hoffalt, performing choreographs by Raul Zeummes, William Forsythe and Samuel Murez.

August 23, 24, 25
2nd Buenos Aires International Ballet Gala
This Second International Ballet Gala will feature some of the best dancers of classical, neoclassical and contemporary ballet from the most prominent and prestigious companies in the world: Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares from the Royal Opera House; Polina Semionova, Iana Salenko and Dmitrij Semnionov from Staattsballett Berlin; Silvina Perillo and Juan Pablo Ledo from Teatro Colón; David Hallberg from the Bolshoi Theater; Maria Korowsky, from NYCB; Angel Corella and Daniil Simkin from American Ballet Theatre (ABT), Maria Shirinkina and Vladimir Shklyarov from Mariisnky Theater; Katheryna Shalkina and Oscar Chacon from Béjart Ballet Lausanne, among others.

November 9, 10
Kings of the Dance Opus 3
After the great success in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, and recently premiered in New York, the show "Kings of the Dance" will be presented for the first time in Argentina.
With the participation of Guillaume Côté (Canada), Marcelo Gomes (Brazil), Denis Matvienko (Ukraine), Leonid Sarafanov (Ukraine), Ivan Vasiliev (Russia), the program in three acts will include choreographs by Mauro Bigonzetti, Nacho Duato, Marco Goecke, Eduard Clug, Jorma Elo and Marcelo Gomes.

Where? Teatro Coliseo de Buenos Aires, Marcelo T. de Alvear 1125
Tickets here

Photo by Chilean artist, Jose Romussi.

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