Program

Traditional Gala Concert featuring the leading Russian opera and ballet stars will take place during the Russian Ball in Shenzhen.

 

   

  

  

  

GALA CONCERT

   

  

  

  

Guests from China and other countries will have an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the best examples of Russian classical cul­ture. The gala concert will feature the soloists of the leading Moscow musical theaters — Bolshoi, Stanislavsky-Nemirovich-Danchenko and No­vaya Opera.

The acquaintance with the culture of Rus­sia, of course, will continue during the dance program — the waltzes by Tchaikovsky and Glinka will join the works of Strauss and Lehár.

 
6.00 – 7.00 pm Champagne Reception
7.00 pm Opening Ceremony - Symphonic orchestra of the City of Shenzhen conducted by Andrey Lebedev (Novaya Opera Theatre in Moscow)
7.05 – 7.10 pm Debutante couples enter the dance floor to the tune of Tchaikovsky’s polonaise from the opera “Eugen Onegin”. Choreography: Stanislav Popov (Russia) and Andrei Chitu (Austria)
7.10 – 7.15 pm  Adagio from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” by prima-ballerina Anna Tikhomirova and Artem Ovcharenko, principal dancers of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
7.20 pm Welcome Speeches
7.35 pm F. Lehar “Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss“ – soprano Ruslana Koval of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
7.40 – 8.00 pm First waltz of the debutantes. Dance floor opens to all guests. Waltzes and polkas by the symphonic orchestra
08.05 – 08.20 pm Ballet Gala:

  1. Adagio from the ballet “Spartacus” by A. Khachaturian – Irina Perren and Marat Shemiunov, principle dancers of the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St. Petersburg
  2. Adagio from the ballet “Giselle” by A. Adan – Anna Tikhomirova and Artem Ovcharenko
  3. S. Rachmaninoff “Spring Waters” – Irina Perren and Marat Shemiunov
08.20 – 08.50 pm Dancing continues to the tunes of the symphonic orchestra
08.50 – 09.05 pm Performance by world famous Russian accordion player Aydar Gaynullin
09.05 – 09.10 pm Show dance by Chinese Champions in Ballroom Dancing
09.10 – 09.25 pm All guests dance the Russian Quadrille conducted by Stanislav Popov
09.30 – 10.10 pm Dancing continues to the tunes of the jazz orchestra
10.15 – 10.20 pm Show dance by Chinese Champions in Ballroom Dancing
10.20 – 10.25 pm Performance by world famous Russian accordion player Aydar Gaynullin
10.30 – 11.15 pm Dancing continues to the tunes of the jazz orchestra
11.15 – 11.20 pm Russian song “Moscow Nights” by Ruslana Koval accompanied by the symphonic orchestra
11.25 – 11.45 pm Dancing continues to the tunes of the jazz orchestra
11.50 pm Carriages

The programme is subject to changes