Performance of St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater of Boris Eifman to the music of Beethoven, Mahler
Premiere: June 24, 1999. The premiere of the new edition: April 26, 2017.
In the play "Russian Hamlet" choreographer turned to the figure of Paul I – one of the most enigmatic and controversial characters of Russian history. Limiting the chronological framework of its period setting naslednichestva, Boris Eifman brilliantly portrayed the tragic confrontation extraordinary and emotionally fragile person hostile world built on violence, treachery and lies.
The New York Times in a review of a play called Eifman "virtually the sole choreographer, has a special gift electrifying images and theatrical imagination." Ballet disappeared from the scene in 2012.
The jubilee 40th season of the Theater of Boris Eifman once again turned to the "Russian Hamlet". Leaving the plot outline of ballet without significant changes, he at the same time to rethink choreographic score, making it even more and inventive, refined and emotionally intense.
Duration time — 2 hours with one interval
Ticket cost — 4500-7000 rubles