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ballet in July

I'm visiting St. Petersburg in mid-July and the ballet company that was formerly known as the Kirov is on hiatus. I'm a former dancer and I don't want to end up in a performance that's watered down for tourists. Can anyone tell me which of the companies performing all summer are appropriate for serious fans of the art?

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1. Re: ballet in July

Hi,

I'd recommend to check out Eifman Ballet http://www.eifmanballet.ru/ (wait till it uploads and press "English") the shows are on 29th, 30th and 31st.

There's http://www.balletspb.ru/ but I personally haven't seen them. Here's the schedule for July www.balletspb.ru/index.php?p=calendar&area=1, unfortunately in Russian only :( But I can tell you this: the title with 2 words is "Swan's Lake", the title with one word - "Gizelle" ....

and this www.balletandopera.com/index.html…

Edited: 07 July 2010, 10:25
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19/07 Kirov ballet - Spartak mariinsky.ru/en/…

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3. Re: ballet in July

Bellow is a list of main ballet theatres:

The Mussorgsky (Mikhailovsky) Opera and Ballet Theatre

http://tickitnow.com/?p=theatre&playbill=3

The Mariinsky (Kirov Ballet) Theatre

http://tickitnow.com/?p=theatre&playbill=2

The Alexandrinsky Theatre

http://tickitnow.com/?p=theatre&playbill=4

and then The Hermitage Theatre

http://tickitnow.com/?p=theatre&playbill=5

You can see the performance of Eifman Ballet that Svetakoshka recommended when they come to NYC (almost every year Apr – May at City Center). It’s a mix of contemporary and classic. I personally like the production of Red Giselle.

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