Today is International Dance Day. The celebrations will close with a Ballet Gala at the Janáček Theatre

29 April 2023, 1:00
Today is International Dance Day. The celebrations will close with a Ballet Gala at the Janáček Theatre

The celebration of International Dance Day will take place on the piazzetta in front of the Janáček Theatre. The evening programme will end with a gala evening of the NdB Ballet with international participation. 

Today, on 29 April 2023 at 3:00 pm, dancers from the Open Class with Jana Přibylová, the Brno Dance Conservatory, the Filiánek Ballet School, and the I. V. Psota Ballet School will take turns on the piazzetta in front of the Janáček Theatre. The highlight of the International Dance Day celebrations at the National Theatre in Brno will be a gala evening of the NdB Ballet with international participation. Stars of the Royal Ballet in London, Fumi Kaneko and Vadim Muntagirov, will perform a classic pas de deux from the ballet Corsair. Other stars will include Romanian National Opera Ballet soloists Rin Okuno and Robert Enache with a pas de deux from Swan Lake and Cristina Dijmaru and Bogdan Canila performing Diana and Actaeon. The pas de deux from the ballet Don Quixote will be danced by Michal Krčmář, who is the first soloist of the Finnish National Ballet, together with Yolanda Correa from the State Ballet in Berlin. Finally, the pas des deux from the ballet The Flames of Paris will be presented by Hibiki Tsukamoto with Erina Yoshie. Soloists and chorus of the NdB Ballet and members of the NdB 2 Junior Ballet will be in attendance. 

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