"Hamlet" ballet to the music by Dmitry Shostakovich staged by choreographer Radu Poklitaru and stage director Declan Donnellan premiered on The Bolshoi New stage on March, 11, 2015.
The main parts at the premiere have been performed by Denis Savin (Hamlet), Anastasia Stashkevich (Ophelia), Victor Barykin (King of Denmark), Anna Balukova (Gertrude) and Yury Klevtsov (Claudius). Maestro Igor Dronov has been conducting.
"We have been preparing this project for 3,5 years, even meeting in different cities. And the result of this work is the most detailed explication of the performance I have ever seen", - said Radu Poklitaru.
The first series of premiere performances are taking place on March, 11 to 15.