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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, the beloved classical ballet by the acclaimed YACOBSON BALLET!

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Yacobson’s Ballet, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

27th June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 29th June 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until 30th June 2019

27 > 30 JUNE 2019
Ballet in a prologue and three acts on music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (opus 66) Libretto by Ivan Vsevolozhsky, Marius Petipa based on the tale by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm. Premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on January 15, 1890. Version by the Yacobson Ballet, first performed on 28 October 2016.


The Yacobson Ballet, from Saint Petersburg was founded in 1969, Russia’s first independent company and one of the major companies on the international stage. Most of the dancers are Vaganova graduates with thorough classical training.

The premiere of The Sleeping beauty took place at Saint-Petersburg in 1890. This performance aims to revive the spectacular performance of the past in a way that will appeal to today’s audiences. Jean-Guillaume Bart wants to portray more than a simple distillation of its technical prowess. The choreographer considers ballet dancing as narration through body language. For him, the combination between classical choreography and music has its own dynamic, expressive and narrative character.

Choreorgrapher Jean-Guillaume Bart
Set & Costumes Designer Olga Shaishmelashvili
Yacobson Ballet Saint-Petersburg
State Academic Ballet Theater


27th June 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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