The 28th Festival
Benois de la Danse

 

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June

The Bolshoi Theatre

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The Gala of Ballet Stars, Benois de la Danse — 2020 Nominees: Presentation and Awarding of Winners.

Among this year nominees are dancers from Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet London, New York City Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, NDT, Shanghai Ballet, Joffrey Ballet (USA), Semper Opera Ballet, Dance Company Dresden-Frankfurt. Preceding the concert, the Jury, under the leadership of Yuri Grigorovich, will announce the names of Benois-2020 laureates.

Besides this year nominees and laureates, the brilliant star of the American Ballet Theatre Herman Cornejo and a premier of the National Ballet of Canada Guillaume Cote will participate in the gala.

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June

The Bolshoi Theatre

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Stars of Benois de la Danse and Their New Works.

The gala's program will consist of neo-classical and contemporary pieces created or interpreted for a first time during the last year. Among the participants are: Natalia Osipova and Jason Kittelberger; Amandine Albisson and Mathieu Ganio; Maria Kochetkova and Jon Vallejo; Lucia Lacarra and Matthew Golding; Sarah Lamb and Edward Watson; Denis Rodkin, Polina Semionova and Ivan Zaitsev; soloists of the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres, Ballet Preljocaj and Benke Rydman company.

Jury

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Juri Grigorovich

President of the jury

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Svetlana Zakharova

Co-President of the jury, international star, prima-ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and La-Scala Theatre 

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Jacopo Godani

Choreographer, artistic director of Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company

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Joaquin de Luz

Artistic director of the Spanish National Dance Company

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Elisabeth Platel

Director of Paris Opera Ballet School

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Xin Lili

Artistic director of Shanghai Ballet

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Ashley Wheater

Artistic director of Joffrey Ballet 

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Edward Watson

Star of the Royal Ballet London