The ballet troupe of the Mikhailovsky theatre will perform in China

© RIA Novosti / Alexey Danceball Giselle at the Mikhailovsky theatre. Archival photoThe ballet troupe of the Mikhailovsky theatre will perform in China© RIA Novosti / Alexey Danichev

Ballet of the St. Petersburg Mikhailovsky theatre will perform at the Beijing festival China International Ballet Season. The tour programme of the ballet «Flames of Paris» and «Giselle.»

Performances will take place on the stage of the Beijing Tianqiao Theatre is the first theatre founded after the founding of the PRC. The tour will last from 17 to 19 November.

The Mikhailovsky theatre will present in Beijing the ballet «Flames of Paris» by Boris Asafiev and «Giselle» by Adolphe Adam.

«For the first tour in Beijing, we chose two of the play, which has a great tour biography: «Giselle» and «the Flames of Paris». They show a wide range of our capabilities from a refined romantic style to the revolutionary heroism,» — said on the eve of the tour, artistic Director of the theatre Vladimir Kekhman.

Giselle, or the Wilis» put Nikita Dolgushin, who managed to carefully reproduce the choreographic text by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa. This formulation has been successfully shown in London, new York and Tokyo.

«The flames of Paris» with respect to the original choreography by Vasily Vianen recreated chief choreographer of the Mikhailovsky ballet, Mikhail Messerer. The performance was warmly accepted in new York and California.

In performances on tour in China will bring together leading actors of ballet troupe of theatre Ekaterina Borchenko, Angelina Vorontsova, Ella Persons, Anastasiya Soboleva, Ivan Vasiliev, Ivan Zaytsev and Victor Lebedev, Marat Shemiunov.