Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA, ballet

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg

21. August 2018
20.00
Cankarjev dom
39, 35, 29, 19 €

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Križanke Summer Theatre

The roof of the Križanke Summer Theatre was damaged by late snowfall in 2016. As a result, seating in the venue is currently exposed to the elements. Seats in rows 9A, 14 and 15, seats in the balconies and seats located by statues and towers have a restricted view of the stage.

Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA, ballet

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg

Balet Borisa Eifmana 

Peter Iljič Čajkovski, music
Boris Eifman, choreography
Zinovi Margolin, set design
Olga Šajšmelašvili, Vjačeslav Okunev, costume design
Aleksander Sivajev, Boris Eifman, light

The Boris Eifman’s ballet Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA is the result of the choreographer’s years-long contemplation of the great composer’s personality and creative world. The ballet is set to the music of P. I. Tchaikovsky. The premiere took place shortly before the anniversary of Boris Eifman, who celebrated his 70th anniversary on July 22, 2016. Pyotr Tchaikovsky is perhaps Eifman’s most favorite composer. The choreographer created such notable set to his music. The ballet Tchaikovsky, released in 1993, that toured with a great success all over the world, deserves special attention. In this production Eifman virtually managed to materialize the immortal music of Pyotr Ilyich on the stage and express the symphony of passion through choreography. Today, he offers a new, original choreographic expression that corresponds to the modern artistic and technological possibilities of the ballet theatre. „Having been turning to Tchaikovsky’s music for many years, I realized how deep and bottomless the composer’s world was. I came to understanding of a variety of themes related to his work, his psychic identity, relationship with loved ones. All this was not sufficiently studied by me earlier. I wanted to create a work, in which I could delve deeper into the environment of Tchaikovsky’s creative torment,” says Eifman.

The honorary patron of the event is His Excellency Doku Zavgajev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation.

 

 

Important information

General

Audience members are politely reminded that mobile phones, watches and other technical devices emitting acoustic signals must be switched off during performances.

Audio and video recording and photography are prohibited at all Ljubljana Festival events.

Once purchased, tickets will not be refunded.

Tickets will not be refunded if an event is interrupted by a power failure or (in the case of outdoor events) adverse weather, or disrupted by noise or any other external factor.

If an event is cancelled you may exchange your tickets for tickets to any other Ljubljana Festival event or request a refund, which must be collected within one month.

The Ljubljana Festival reserves the right to change the programme, performers, venues and scheduled start times.

Ljubljana Festival tickets are exempt from VAT (Point 13 of Article 42 of the Value Added Tax Act in conjunction with Article 69 of the Rules on implementation of the Value Added Tax Act).

Križanke Summer Theatre

The roof of the Križanke Summer Theatre was damaged by late snowfall in 2016. As a result, seating in the venue is currently exposed to the elements. Seats in rows 9A, 14 and 15, seats in the balconies and seats located by statues and towers have a restricted view of the stage.