Petipa Awards Gala 2023, San Francisco 23.9.2023, organised by the Petipa Heritage Foundation, Vasily Medvedev and Stanislav Feco.
The Program and Cast
Students from the Bayer Ballet Academy in the Night Waltz from Coppelia, music by Léo Delibes, choreography by Marius Petipa
Anastasia Cheplyansky (Atlanta Ballet), Argenis Montalvo, Valeria Mariaud, Elisa Ramos, Corinne Jarvis, Alexis Escamilla, Alejandro Mendoza, Alejandro Hidalgo, Braulio Fernandez, Jorge Larrazolo (Compañía Nacional de Danza de México) in Grand Pas Electrique. Music by Peter Schenk, choreography by Vasily Medvedev (inspired by Marius Petipa). Costumes by Pavol Juráš.
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera and Mikhail Kaniskin (Staatsballett Berlin) in the Kazimirs Colours, choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti, music by Dmity Shostakovich
Nicoletta Manni as Sylvia and Timofej Andrijashenko as Aminta in Sylvia. Music by Leo Delibes, choreography by Manuel Legris
Lucia Lacarra and Matthew Golding in the Storm, music by Georgy Sviridov, choreography by Yuri Possokhov
Dorothée Gilbert and Hugo Marchand in Manon, Manon and Des Grieux’s pas de deux, music by Jules Massenet, choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillan.
Maia Makhateli, Giorgi Potskhishvili (Dutch National Ballet) and Bakhtiyar Adamzhan (Astana Opera Ballet) in Pas de Trois of Medora, Conrad and Ali. Music by Adolph Adam, choreography by Marius Petipa.
Yubal Morales, Valeria Mariaud, Nayely Quiroz, Ana Paula Montero, Corinne Jarvis, Alexis Escamilla, Alejandro Mendoza, Alejandro Hidalgo, Braulio Fernandez, Jorge Larrazolo, Alec Rey, Ernesto Rosales (Compañía Nacional de Danza de México) in All Long Dem Day, music by Nina Simone (Sinnerman), choreography by Marco Goecke
Jaslyn Kwan, Victoria Kostikov, Mia Staulo, Amelia Chen, Siena Park, Abigail Kim, Kira Rupnow, Chloe Helimets, Chloe Shen, Hailey Seto, Arielle Salhov, Audrey Wang (Bayer Ballet Academy) in Eternal Brilliance: A tribute to Pierre Lacotte. Music by Daniel Auber, choreography by Vasily Medvedev.
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera and Mikhail Kaniskin in Multiplicity / Forms of Silence and Emptiness, music by Johann Sebastian Bach, choreography by Nacho Duato
Maia Makhateli and Giorgi Potskhishvili (Dutch National Ballet) in the duet of Raymonda and Abd al-Rahman, music by Dmitry Glazunov, choreography by Rachel Beaujean after Marius Petipa.
Crystal Huang in Gamzatti, music by Ludwig Minkus, choreography by Maria Konrad
Elisa Ramos and Alejandro Hidalgo (Compañía Nacional de Danza de México) in El Balcón del Amor, Music Pérez Prado, choreography by Itzik Galili
Nicoletta Manni and Timofej Andrijashenko (La Scala) in the Grand Pas Classique, music by Daniel Auber, choreography by Victor Gsovsky
Lucia Lacarra and Matthew Golding in the Finding Light, music by Antonia Vivaldi, choreography by Edwaard Liang
Dorothee Gilbert and Hugo Marchand in the duet from Onegin, music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Choreography by John Cranko
Sasha De Sola (San Francisco Ballet) as Kitri and Bakhtiyar Adamzan (Astana Opera) in the Grand Pas from Don Quixote, variation Anastasia Cheplyansky, music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa