Ballet Gala

19.08.2018

18:00

Turku Concert Hall

Aninkaistenkatu 9

Turku

45 | 25 €

Michal Krčmář, Artistic Coordinator
Ville Mäki, Production Coordinator

Finnish National Ballet Dancers:
Michal Krčmář (Étoile)
Linda Haakana (Principal Dancer)
Nikolas Koskivirta
Johan Pakkanen (Soloist)
Jonathan Rodrigues (Soloist)
Stefania Cardaci
Atte Kilpinen
Ville Mäki
Jevgenija Plešková
Charlotte Schauman-Mäki
Tiina Myllymäki

Guests:
Jonna Aaltonen (Freelancer)
Alina Nanu (Czech National Ballet, Principal Dancer)
Laurretta Summerscales (Bayerisches Staatsballet, Principal Dancer)
Yonah Acosta (Bayerisches Staatsballet, Principal Dancer)

Host: Minna Tervamäki

PROGRAMME:

Viktor Gsovski (1902-74): Grand pas classique: Adagio
music: Daniel Auber (1782-1871)
Michal Krčmář & Jevgenija Plešková

Anu Sistonen (1962-): Secret Charm
mus. Emre Sevindik
Jonna Aaltonen

Michal Krčmář (1990-): Laughing of Loving One
mus. Sam Butters, Andrews Sisters, Charles Berry
Linda Haakana & Johan Pakkanen

Marius Petipa (1818-1910): Grand pas de deux, from ballet Don Quixote
mus. Ludwig Minkus (1826-1917)
Alina Nanu & Michal Krčmář

— interval —

Emrecan Tanış: Isra
mus. Mehmet Tanış, Philip Glass
Johan Pakkanen, Linda Haakana & Atte Kilpinen
String quartet:
Kreeta-Julia Heikkilä, violin
Siljamari Heikinheimo, violin
Dalia Stasevska, viola
Joona Pulkkinen, cello

Marius Petipa: Pas d’esclaves (pas de deux) from ballet Le Corsaire
mus. Adolphe Adam (1803-56)
Tiina Myllymäki & Jonathan Rodriguez

Jutta & Sami Helenius: Touch of Tango
mus. Gotan Project & Tango for Four
Charlotte Schauman-Mäki & Ville Mäki

Emrecan Tanış: Separation Among Us
mus. Mehmet Tanış
Atte Kilpinen

Michal Krčmář: Filling Emptiness
mus. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Michal Krčmář, Nikolas Koskivirta, Jonathan Rodrigues, Jevgenija Plešková, Charlotte Schauman-Mäki & Stefania Cardaci
String quartet

Agrippina Vaganova (1879-1951): Diana och Aktaion, pas de deux from ballet La Esmeralda
mus. Cesare Pugni (1802-70)
Laurretta Summerscales & Yonah Acosta

Coda Finale
all dancers

Members of the Finnish National Ballet have planned a unique ballet gala for the Turku Music Festival together with the Regional Dance Centre of Western Finland. The programme features dazzling numbers from classical ballet and contemporary dance, performed by prominent Finnish dancers and international guest artists. The gala will also include the world premieres of works by Emrecan Tanis, a member of the Finnish National Ballet and an internationally acknowledged choreographer, and by star dancer Michal Krcmar, performed by members of the Finnish National Ballet. Dancer Minna Tervamäki will be hosting the gala.

2 h, 1 interval

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