24 April 2015, Friday
May, 26 XРҐIII "Benois de la Danse" award ceremony and 2015 nominees' charity concert will take place on The Bolshoi Historical stage.
This week the nominees for 2014-2015 season have been announced. The Bolshoi got 3 nominations: prima Svetlana Zakharova for main part in "Lady of the Camellias" and Mekhmene Banu part in "A Legend of Love", choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot for "The Taming of the Shrew" staging and leading soloist Denis Rodkin for Ferkhad part in "A Legend of Love".
"Benois de la Danse" 2015 jury will be headed by Yuri Grigorovich as usual. And the panel of judges will be full of stars:
Luigi Bonino, dancer, ballet master, coach
Alexander Vetrov, dancer, ballet master, coach (Bolshoi Ballet)
Ingrid Lorentzen, Norwegian National Ballet Artistic Director
Vladimir Malakhov, International ballet star
Kevin O'Hare, the Royal Ballet Artistic Director
Desmond Richardson, co-founder and co-Artistic director of "Complexions" Contemporary Ballet
May, 27, on the next day after the award ceremony, the charity gala concert "Benois de la Danse Different Years Laureats" with world ballet stars will be held at The Bolshoi.