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Serata Ratmansky

Alexei Ratmansky

Russian Seasons

Teatro Bol’sˇoj Moscow Production

 

Concerto DSCH

Teatro alla Scala Production

 

Opera

New Teatro alla Scala Production

 

From 17 December 2013 to 16 January 2014

Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes intermissions included

Notes on the performancesOpen 
A return, a debut for La Scala and a world Premiere: Alexei Ratmansky opens the new Ballet season with the originality of its style presented over three pieces. Awarded by Danza&Danza as the best classical production of 2012, the return is that of Concerto DSCH: poetry, virtuosity and profound musicality, with which Ratmansky captures, in a lively choreography, the essence of Shostakovich’s music. The Scala debut is Russian Seasons, which blends with grace and energy the classical technique and choreographic features inspired by the folklore of Russian tradition. The first production for the New York City Ballet (2006), which was conceived from the eponymous score by Leonid Desyatnikov, crosses the seasons and the Russian Orthodox calendar in twelve sections for a string orchestra, solo violin and female voice. The crowning moment of the evening is Opera, the new choreographic and musical creation, constructed specifically for La Scala’s dancers, on the score by Leonid Desyatnikov, who is considered by many to the most famous living Russian composer.

Direction 

Choreography
Alexei Ratmansky
Assistant to the choreographer
Tatiana Ratmansky
Conductor
Mikhail Tatarnikov

Russian Seasons 

Music
Leonid Desyatnikov
Costumes
Galina Solovyeva
Lights
Mark Stanley
Soprano
Alisa Zinovjeva
Violin
Laura Marzadori

Concerto DSCH 

Music
Dmitrij Šostakovič
Costumes
Holly Hynes
Lights
Mark Stanley
Piano
Davide Cabassi

Opera 

Music
Leonid Desyatnikov
(first performance)
Texts by Pietro Metastasio and Carlo Goldoni chosen by Carla Muschio
Video designer
Wendall Harrington
Costumes
Colleen Atwood
Lights
Mark Stanley
Soprano
Linda Jung
Mezzo
Natalia Gavrilan
Tenor
Jaeyoon Jung

Étoile 

Svetlana Zakharova (17, 19, 20 Dec.)
Concerto DSCH
Svetlana Zakharova (17, 19, 20 Dec.)
Russian Seasons
Roberto Bolle (17, 19, 20 Dec.; 2, 4, 5 Jan.)
Opera
Massimo Murru (11, 15, 16 Jan.)
Opera

Guest artist 

Andrei Merkuriev (17, 19, 20 Dec.)
Russian Seasons

Detailed Cast 

Tuesday 17 December 2013 - 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Svetlana Zakharova - Andrei Merkuriev
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Antonino Sutera
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Svetlana Zakharova - Carlo Di Lanno
Stefania Ballone - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Beatrice Carbone - Roberto Bolle
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Thursday 19 December 2013 - 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Svetlana Zakharova - Andrei Merkuriev
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Antonino Sutera
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Svetlana Zakharova - Carlo Di Lanno
Stefania Ballone - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Beatrice Carbone - Roberto Bolle
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Friday 20 December 2013 – 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Svetlana Zakharova - Andrei Merkuriev
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Antonino Sutera
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Svetlana Zakharova - Carlo Di Lanno
Stefania Ballone - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Beatrice Carbone - Roberto Bolle
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Sunday 29 December 2013 – 3 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna - Riccardo Massimi
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Antonino Sutera
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Agostino
Stefania Ballone - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Thursday 2 January 2014 - 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna – Riccardo Massimi
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Messina
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Agostino
Stefania Ballone - Valerio Lunadei - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Beatrice Carbone - Roberto Bolle
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Saturday 4 January 2014 – 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna – Riccardo Massimi
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Massimo Garon
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Messina
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Agostino
Stefania Ballone - Valerio Lunadei - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Beatrice Carbone - Roberto Bolleù
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Sunday 5 January 2014 – 3 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna – Mick Zeni
Couple in red
Virna Toppi - Massimo Garon
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Messina
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone - Federico Fresi
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Maurizio Licitra
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Agostino
Stefania Ballone - Valerio Lunadei - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Beatrice Carbone - Roberto Bolle
Emanuela Montanari - Mick Zeni
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Saturday 11 January 2014 – 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna - Mick Zeni
Couple in red
Beatrice Carbone - Massimo Garon
Couple in green
Vittoria Valerio - Carlo Di Lanno
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Messina
Couple in bordeaux
Stefania Ballone – Claudio Coviello
Couple in violet
Lusymay Di Stefano - Federico Fresi
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni – Carlo Di Lanno
Lusymay Di Stefano - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Stefania Ballone - Massimo Murru
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Wednesday 15 January 2014 – 8 pm
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna - Riccardo Masssimi
Couple in red
Beatrice Carbone - Massimo Garon
Couple in green
Emanuela Montanari - Andrea Volpintesta
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Messina
Couple in bordeaux
Vittoria Valerio - Claudio Coviello
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Federico Fresi
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni - Carlo Di Lanno
Stefania Ballone - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Stefania Ballone - Massimo Murru
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
Thursday 16 January 2014 – 8 pm
RUSSIAN SEASONS
Couple in orange / Couple in white
Marta Romagna - Riccardo Masssimi
Couple in red
Beatrice Carbone - Massimo Garon
Couple in green
Emanuela Montanari - Andrea Volpintesta
Couple in blue
Nicoletta Manni - Marco Messina
Couple in bordeaux
Vittoria Valerio - Claudio Coviello
Couple in violet
Denise Gazzo - Federico Fresi
CONCERTO DSCH
Nicoletta Manni – Carlo Di Lanno
Stefania Ballone - Antonino Sutera - Federico Fresi
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
OPERA
Virna Toppi - Christian Fagetti
Stefania Ballone - Massimo Murru
And the Teatro alla Scala Corps de Ballet
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