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29.03.2017

On April 1, the Saint-Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will perform Adolphe Adam's Giselle (with libretto by Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges, Theophile Gautier, and Jean Coralli, and choreography by Jules Perrot, Jean Coralli, and Marius Petipa). The show will feature the débuts of the Theatre's principals, Elena Chernova and Stepan Dyomin, alongside with the young dancer Marseille Kazykhanov. Read more...

24.03.2017

The Nutcracker show, with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky (libretto by Marius Petipa, based on a story by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, edited by Vasili Vainonen), which will be held on March 25 and 26, will feature three débuts of young dancers from the Saint-Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre. Read more...

13.03.2017

This spring, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will go on tour to Tallinn, where it will perform this season's premiere, Marius Petipa's classical ballet Sleeping Beauty (with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky), at the Nordea Concert Hall. The production has been staged by the distinguished French choreographer Jean-Guillaume Bart. Read more...

09.03.2017

Today, on March 9, at 7.30 p.m. MSK, the Saint-Petersburg Channel will start streaming the unique Russian Ballet Masterpieces programme on its website and social network public pages. The programme will feature Leonid Yacobson's choreographic miniatures, performed by members of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company at the Hermitage Theatre. Read more...

23.11.2016

On November 23, Ksenia Ring, dancer from the Saint-Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre, will début in Pas de trois during the Swan Lake fantasy ballet show, with music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. Read more...

22.11.2016

In early December, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will leave on a two-month trip to Europe, touring with our classical and modern productions, as well as with gala concert highlights. The company will perform in Luxembourg, France, Germany, and Switzerland. Read more...

18.11.2016

On November 17, the Hermitage Theatre held a livestream of the Choreographic Masterpieces of the 20th and 21st Century concert, as part of the official celebration dedicated to the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre's 50th anniversary.
The footage is available here: http://online.hermitage.ru/videos/video/1033/

10.11.2016

The Saint-Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will celebrate its 50th anniversary by presenting a unique concert programme, dedicated to the creative heritage of Leonid Veniaminovich Yacobson. Read more...

09.11.2016

On November 8, Andrey Sorokin, principal at the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre and winner of several international contests, made his début as Duke Albert in the Giselle fantasy ballet, with music by Adolphe Adam and choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa. The show took place at the Music Hall Theatre. Read more...

31.10.2016

Sleeping Beauty, a premiere by the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre, was performed at the main venue of the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theatre on October 29 and 30. The show had been staged by Jean-Guillaume Bart, a renowned French danseur, choreographer, and teacher. Read more...

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