|1. The Flower Dance . . .|
The Pavilion hall was full.
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But it was full Ballet done, by full score of Tchaikovsky music and Petipa choreography,...with all beautiful costumes and decorations generously changes, with all accuracy of quiet "dancing dialogs", with every gesture and look and posture of genre or style change, depending on the next hero appearance or act diversion.
Many further verbal depictions of the beautiful Art of Classic Ballet in action are doomed to fail; any words here, I think, are hopeless: it should be seen and heard alive! Seen and heard(!), since a music of composers like Tchaikovsky stopped been just accompaniment to different dancers rhythms, speeds in styles, but became a story teller on her own, sophisticated and abstract music language putting on the more psychological, artistic nuances and senses , music of Ballet became once on her own "the sound fairy tale reality"!
I mean, that sometimes, after seen stage ballet performance it's enough, sometimes, just to hear on radio the orchestra playing episode and the whole picture of what happened on the stage easily will come to your mind imagination! That's the best thing that could happen with everyone who, at least, once in his life has had that kind of experience.
With art-works like "Nutcracker," whenever you hear any of fragments of this genial music score your imagination revives and becomes more powerful.
|8. Konstantin Belohvostik|
is a Prince
1-7: The end of the famous Flowers Waltz ......
8. Konstantin Belohvostik as a Prince
with Pervana Miradova as Marie .....
|9. After the performance|
the dancers are changed
and ready to meet Natsha
in just five minutes.
10. Everybody is ready to move....to the next place! (including that very-very busy Artistic Director Inesa Dyshkevich! (Actually, a very big name in Belarus Ballet Culture! And not only in Belarus! Been in touring in England in 1989 she was rated as the of 5 the best world ballerinas!! Now-she teaches these young people....and it was a hard job to catch up with her and take a picture --- you see, everything in a movement!)
|10. Ready to hit the road!|
From the programme:Alexandra Derevyanuk
is Little Marie
There also must be pictures of other fantastic performers of this show, like Vladislav Zurov as a Drosselmeyer -- I'm sorry I haven't manage to take! And the others, like Ludmila Porechnih, as Marie, like Artem Bankovsky , as another Prince understudy --- both did a wonderful job with their parts, as people who've seen them said, and The Art. Director Inesa Dyshkevich appraised!
|Ken and Natasha meet|
And the Vice-Director of Ballet Academy, Irina Barisevich, also the Tour Manager, must put the whole good discipline of all big group, to her account and honour! There is a short story of Nutcracker in Exmouth Pavilion this year (121 year after first performance in St. Petersburg!) I cannot resist to share with you just one more image, a Souvenir from the State Ballet Academy performers and Directors, the very sentimental thing to me!