I got exquisite opportunity to shoot Nacho Duato’s last The Nutcracker productions dress rehearsal in Mikhailovsky, while he is still artistic director. He is going to leave to Berlin ballet. This post is about people around this new production. Two days to premiere. All tickets for 20 concerts are sold out already…
Not easy to be the general director of leading theatre
Vladimir Kekhman, surrounded by cameras, reportes, microphones.
Sorry, no time for interview…
Quick aftermath with mr Vladimir Kekhman
Pavel Bubelnikov, talking to Oksana Bondareva (Masha in the performance), quest conductor from Mariinsky Theatre
Light designer Brad Fields
Altynay Asylmuratova and Elena Obraztsova
Altynay Asylmuratova became Advisor to the General Director of the Mikhailovsky Theatre few days prior to this event. Elena Obraztsova is Artistic Advisor to the Mikhailovsky Opera.
Set and costumes designer Jérôme Kaplan
Photo by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre, special thanks to Valeria Rodionova and Darina Timofeyeva.