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WORLD RENOWNED BALLET STAR NATALIA OSIPOVA WILL PERFORM IN THE INAUGURAL SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BALLET GALA

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WORLD RENOWNED BALLET STAR NATALIA OSIPOVA WILL PERFORM IN THE INAUGURAL SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BALLET GALA 

WORLD STARS OF BALLET WITH CHANNEL 9’S BELINDA RUSSELL AS HOST 

A unique opportunity to experience a world class program showcasing a cross-section of hundreds of years of ballet history on one stage over two performances SYDNEY’S COLISEUM THEATRE, WEST HQ is thrilled to announce that world famous ballet star, NATALIA OSIPOVA, will perform at the SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BALLET GALA on Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 July. 

The Gala will be hosted by Channel 9 presenter BELINDA RUSSELL. 

Natalia Osipova is a Principal of The Royal Ballet. She joined the Company as a Principal  in autumn 2013, after appearing as a Guest Artist the previous season as Odette/Odile  (Swan Lake) with Carlos Acosta. It is wonderful to welcome Natalia Osipova back to Australia after she captivated audiences with David Hallberg, Artistic Director of The  Australian Ballet, in the production of “Pure Dance” in 2019. 

 

Natalie’s awards include Golden Masks for her performances in In the Upper  Room (2008) and La Sylphide (2009), Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards (Best  Female Dancer, 2007, 2010 and 2014, Outstanding Female Classical Performance, 2022), Positano Dance Awards (Best Female Dancer, 2008 and 2011) and a Benois de la Danse Award (Best Female Dancer, 2008) 

Come and enjoy an exceptional repertoire, created by internationally acclaimed  choreographers representing the best of the international ballet world, performed by the Principal Dancers and Soloists from The Royal Ballet, The Australian Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Berlin State Ballet, Dutch National Ballet to name just a few. 

Anticipate excerpts from the greatest classical ballet works, as well as highlights from the  contemporary dance repertoire from around the globe. Featuring three World Premieres and  three Australian Premieres, expect to be dazzled by performances of supreme artistry, elegance and the highest technical precision. 

 

Venue:    Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ

Dates:     Saturday 16 July at 6pm & Sunday 17 July at 3.30pm

Prices:    From $69 (Transaction fees apply)

Bookings: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=BALLET22

Duration: Approximately 2hrs 20mins including interval

Ages: Open to all

Program

Part 1
1.«Balleverdi» -choreography by Wim Broeckx performed by Tanya Pearson Academy

2.«Giselle» –Akt II pas de deux performed by Julian Mackay and Misa Kuranaga

3.«La Bayadère»–Akt II pas de deux performed by Victor Caixeta and Laura Fernandez-Gromova

4.«L’Effleure»–choreography by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa performed by Victor Zarallo

5.«Flame of Paris» -Akt III pas de deux performed by Mayu Tanigaito and Laurynas Vejalis

6.«Forest of mind»–choreography by Jake Burden performed by Tanya Pearson Academy and guests

7.«Sleeping beauty» – Act III Wedding Pas de Deux performed by Natalia Osipova and Jarryd Madden

Intermission

Part 2

1.“Swan Lake” –White Swan pas de deux performed by Grace Caroll and Bryce Latham, corps de ballet by Tanya Pearson Academy

2.“Berceuse” –choreography be Penny Saunders performed by Mayu Tanigaito and Laurynas Vejalis

3.«Le Corsaire»–Akt II Grand pas de deux performed by Victor Caixeta and Laura Fernandez-
Gromova

4.“Pink Polonaise” –choreography by Emma Jane Morton, Nicole Clarke Mitchell, Gilli O’Connel

performed by Tanya Pearson Academy

5.“We are still friends” –choreography by Davide Di Giovdaanni performed by Davide Di Giovanni and

Jack Tuckerman

6. “Ashes” – choreography by Jason Kittelberger performed by Natalia Osipova

7.«Don Quixote» –Akt III pas de deux performed by Julian Mackay and Evelina Goduno

 

About West HQ

West HQ is committed to continuously raising the benchmark in entertainment for Greater Western Sydney as displayed by the Sydney Coliseum Theatre, a significant aspect of the region’s cultural landscape. Sydney Coliseum Theatre delivers world-class artists and performances in its multi-mode theatre, capable of hosting musicals, dramatic theatre, live music, ballet and more. Featuring a 2,000-seat auditorium, three foyers, seven bars, numerous entertaining areas, rehearsal space and an on-site commercial kitchen surpassing some of Australia’s best entertainment venues it is a must-visit for all. 

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