Gala-concert of ballet stars — nominees of Benois-2019 and Award presentation.
Among this year’s 27 nominees are soloists of 16 leading classical and contemporary companies from across the globe. Preceeding the gala, the Jury and its President Yuri Grigorovich will announce the laureates of Benois-2019, the Lifetime Achievement Prize having already been awarded to the member of French Academy des Beaux Arts Jiři Kylian. In addition to the nominees, the Prima-Ballerina of the Hamburg Ballet Anna Laudere who was awarded this year Benois-Massine Prize as well as the soloists of Hubbard Street Dance from Chicago, will participate in the gala. They will present the Benois de la Danse-2017 laureate Crystal Pite’s choreography.
Benois de la Danse to the Year of Theatre — gala-concert of ballet stars, Benois laureates of previous years.
In this gala programme there are classical and neo-classical excerpts and works of the young contemporary choreographers. Among the participants are Maria Kochetkova, Silvia Azzoni and Alexander Riabko, Anna Laudere and Edvin Revazov, Vadim Muntagirov and Sarah Lamb, Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili, among other stars of the ballet world.
President of the jury
Bolshoi Theatre Press Office
Prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Co-President of the jury
CEO of the South African International Ballet Competition, Director of Mzansi Ballet and CuDanSA school
Director of Het National Ballet
International Star, ballet master and coach
Etoile of the Paris Opera Ballet, costume designer
International Star, coach, choreographer
President and CEO of the LosAngeles Music Center
Fredrik Benke Rydman
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera
The Russian-Italian Prize Benois-Massine
Ignite, Kate Whitley. Birmingham Royal Ballet.
The Wizard of Oz, Matthew Pierce. Kansas City Ballet.