234th Season

Mariinsky Ballet Star Vladimir Shklyarov Gala

Music by Bela Bartok
Choreography by Konstantin Boyarsky (revisions)
Tatiana Noginova, Costume Designer
Vladimir Lukasevich, Lighting Designer
Konstantin Binkin, Lighting Designer
Andrei Sevbo, Production design
Vyacheslav Okunev, Set Designer

Vladimir Shklyarov was born in Leningrad and graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2003 (class of Vitaly Afanaskov). He joined the Mariinsky the same year, promoted to principal in 2011. He has toured internationally with the company. At the start of the 2016/17 season, he joined Bavarian State Ballet as a principal, in addition to his position with the Mariinsky. His repertory includes leading roles in the classical, dramatic and contemporary repertories, including in ballets by Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, August Bournonville, John Cranko, Michel Fokine, William Forsythe, Alexander Gorsky, Leonid Lavrovsky, Wayne McGregor, Benjamin Millepied, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Jerome Robbins, Vasili Vainonen and Christopher Wheeldon.

Music: Béla Bartók
Choreography: Yuri Smekalov
Production Designer: Andrei Sevbo
Costumes Designer: Nina Shterenberg
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin
Video Graphics Designer: Michael Mesyts

Soloist: Vladimir Shklyarov

To music by Johann Sebastian Bach
(Passacaglia in С Minor, BWV 582, arranged for full orchestra by Alexander Goedicke)
Libretto by Jean Cocteau
Choreography by Roland Petit

Production Choreographer: Luigi Bonino
Set Designer: Georges Wakhevitch
Costume Designer: Karinska
Lighting Designer: Jean-Michel Désiré

Cast: Vladimir Shklyarov and Ekaterina Kondaurova

Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Choreography by George Balanchine (1967)
Staging: Karin von Aroldingen, Sarah Leland, Elyse Borne and Sean Lavery
Scenery: Peter Harvey (1967)
Costumes: Karinska (1967)
Recreations of costumes supervised: Holly Hines
Original lighting: Ronald Bates
Lighting: Perry Silvey
Lighting Adaptation for the Mariinsky II by Andrei Ponizovsky

Soloists: Viktoria Tereshkina and Vladimir Shklyarov

The Ballet of George Balanchine Jewels is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® service standards established and provided by the Trust
The Mariinsky Theatre would like to express its gratitude to Mrs Bettina von Siemens for her support in bringing the "Ballets of George Balanchine" project to life

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