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22.03.2016

This March, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company visited Tallinn during a tour to Estonia . On March 21, members of the company performed Swan Lake, a ballet classic with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, at the Rahvusooper Estonia (Estonia National Opera). All the tickets were sold out, and the people of Tallinn received the performance with enthusiastic applause. Read more...

15.03.2016

A renewed rendition of the Swan Lake ballet, with original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and scenery by Vyacheslav Okunev, was shown at the main stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre on March 14 and 15. The main parts, Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried, were played by the principals of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre.

01.03.2016

The first series of rehearsals for the upcoming premiere of Sleeping Beauty, overseen by Jean-Guillaume Bart, a renowned French ballet director, choreographer, and tutor, began on April 27 and will last until March 5.

18.02.2016

On February 25 and 27, members of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will take part in the series of concerts in tribute to Maya Plisetskaya, which will take place at the BAM OPERA HOUSE in New York as part of the Mariinsky Theatre's tour in the USA.

16.02.2016

Starting from February 19, members of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will rehearse for the premiere performance: Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty, staged by Jean-Guillaume Bart, a renowned French danseur, choreographer, and teacher. The performance is to be accompanied by an orchestra.

04.02.2016

From January 19 to February 4, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company toured across Switzerland and France with its classical rendition of Giselle, as well as with this season's premiere show, the One-Act Ballet Recital, which comprised the Chopiniana choreographic suite, Grand pas from Paquita, and The Rehearsal ballet.

29.12.2015

From December 9 to 28, our theatrical company was away on an ambitious tour across Japan, giving the audiences in seven cities an opportunity to see the classical rendition of The Nutcracker. In addition, our soloists contributed to two gala concerts in Tokyo.

07.12.2015

From November 16 to December 5, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company toured across France, with its classical rendition of Giselle, as well as with this season's premiere show, the One-Act Ballet Recital, which comprises the Chopiniana choreographic suite, Grand pas from Paquita, and The Rehearsal ballet.

30.10.2015

The One-act Ballet Recital, the first premiere of the 47th season, took place on October 28 on the Main Stage of the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theatre. The event combined two classical ballets, which had been meticulously recreated by the theatre's tutors, and a completely new performance, showcasing modern choreography.

03.06.2015

A renewed rendition of this classical ballet, with original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, premièred on June 2, at the main stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre. Especially for the Yacobson Theatre, the theatre designer Vyacheslav Okunev came up with a picturesque set and exquisite costumes.

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