THE KREMLIN BALLET


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Theatre «Kremlin Ballet» was founded in 1990 by the initiative of the famous choreographer, and Artist of Russia — Andrei Petrov. By that time — The State Kremlin Palace (in those years — the Palace of Congresses) — was the largest and most prestigious theater and concert hall of the country! It was like that till the end of the 80- s, when it became a second stage because of foundation of The Bolshoi Theater.
The creative credo of «Kremlin Ballet» — «loyalty to the traditions of Russian ballet theater in conjunction with the establishment of today’s original compositions».

The repertoire of the «Kremlin Ballet» included performances directed by great masters — M. Petipa, A. Gorsky, Lev Ivanov — ballets distinguished choreographers.

The repertoire of the theater`s performances nowadays relating to the the World Heritage of classical choreography and exclusive style, based on the world`s famous classical perfomances: «Swan Lake» (1997), «The Nutcracker» (1993), «The Sleeping Beauty» (2005), «Giselle» (2003), «Le Corsaire» (2007) by A.Adan, «Don Quixote» by L. Minkus (1994), «Romeo and Juliet» by Prokofiev (1999), «La Esmeralda» Ts.Puni R.Drigo ( 2006), «Ruslan and Ludmilla» Glinka — V.Agafonnikova (1992), «Le Figaro» / 2008 / AV-music a.Motsart and Rossini, «The Snow Maiden» to the music of Tchaikovsky (2009) «Thousand and one Nights» by F. Amirov (2010), «Beauty and the beast» (2013) Vangelis, «The Magic flute» to the music of VA Mozart (2014).

balet v gkdOver the years in «Kremlin Ballet» worked such choreography masters as Yuri Grigorovich, Vladimir Vasiliev, Wayne Eagling, Patrick de Bana, Yurius Smoriginas. From the first days of the troupe`s establishment till the last day of it`s life the senior teacher-tutor of «Kremlin Ballet» was the legendary Russian ballerina — Ekaterina Maximova.

Since 2005, started international cooperative project «Russian Seasons of the XXI century» (Artistic director — People’s Artist of Russia Andris Liepa and People’s Artist of Russia Andrey Petrov), carried out the Charity Fund and Maris Liepa.
Today the theater «Kremlin Ballet» — is the highest and enshrined in culture of classical dance, the troupe consists of unique creative people with distinctive artistic handwriting.

Recognized as a leader among Russian dance ensembles, theater «Kremlin Ballet» implemented more than 100 concert tours in more than 30 countries, also it perfoming on 30 stages around it`s native the country.

Theatre «Kremlin Ballet» – is an integral part of the artistic achievements, determine the art of modern Russia.