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 Post subject: Kirov in Washington D.C. 2003
PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2003 2:14 pm 
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New Year's celebrators have the Kirov's Swan Lake to look forward to in our nation's capital. Here is the casting:

The casting for Swan Lake at Kennedy Center:

Cast:
Dec. 30, Daria Pavlenko and Igor Zelensky
Dec. 31, Sofya Gumerova and Danila Korsuntsev
Jan. 1, Natalya Sologub and Leonid Sarafanov
Jan. 2, Daria Pavlenko and Igor Zelensky
Jan. 3, (matinee) Sofya Gumerova and Danila Korsuntsev; (evening) Natalya Sologub and Leonid Sarafanov
Jan. 4, Daria Pavlenko and Igor Zelensky

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 Post subject: Re: Kirov in Washington D.C. 2003
PostPosted: Tue Dec 30, 2003 7:12 pm 
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Just a quick post to say that my friend who is attending Swan Lake's opening night is very impressed with Zelensky (needless to say!) and Pavlenko... apparently they place the first intermission after the second act (white swan) which isn't always the case in the States. I'm living vicariously through cell phone calls at intermission!!

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Maya posted 21 November 2003 08:44 AM
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Hello Everyone --
I am going to miss the Kirov's Swan Lake in Washington, DC (Dec/Jan); does anyone know where they're headed next? I couldn't find any information on the Internet. Thanks so much.
Maya
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Catherine Pawlick posted 05 December 2003 07:53 PM
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Hi Maya,

Actually the DC stint concludes the Kirov's US Tour for this year. At that point they head home to St Petersburg. I haven't heard yet about future touring plans to the US but rest assured as soon as someone hears, that will be posted to this site!

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 Post subject: Re: Kirov in Washington D.C. 2003
PostPosted: Wed Dec 31, 2003 1:06 am 
The first intermission has always been after the white act in this Kirov production, and other productions which I've seen.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 31, 2003 1:57 am 
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Most productions I've seen (starting with old Bolshoi, Kirov, and Royal Ballet productions) have the first intermission before the (first) white act.


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov in Washington D.C. 2003
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2004 5:47 am 
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From the Kirov, A Glisteningly Classical 'Swan Lake'
By Sarah Kaufman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, January 1, 2004; Page C01
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There is no psychodrama, no juiced-up plot, no speck of contemporary pollutant in the Kirov Ballet's "Swan Lake," other than its sun-drenched Hollywood ending. This production is so marvelously pure and direct, and, on Tuesday night at the Kennedy Center Opera House, was so movingly danced and musically sound, that the timeworn story seemed to gain a whole new logic.
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 Post subject: Re: Kirov in Washington D.C. 2003
PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:16 pm 
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Tobi Tobias on Daria Pavlenko:

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HAVE I GOT A GIRL FOR YOU!

Tobi Tobias, Arts Journal

Kirov Ballet of the Maryinsky Theatre / Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington DC / December 30, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Daria Pavlenko, dancing Odette-Odile, was far and away the best thing about the three performances I saw (all three casts) of the Swan Lake the Kirov Ballet brought to Kennedy Center. <a href=http://www.artsjournal.com/tobias/archives20040101.shtml#64624 target=_blank>more</a>


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