The world-famous Prima Ballerina, NINA ANANIASHVILI performs three ballets by the acclaimed choreographer, ALEXEI RATMANSKY, Bolshoi Theatre, Artist in Residence at American Ballet Theatre. The performance includes principal dancers from State Ballet of Georgia, accompanied by Russian Musicians performing three ballets: "Charms of Mannerism," "Bizet Variations" and "Dreams About Japan." Other star dancers from Russia and Georgia are featured.

Music is provided by musicians from the BOLSHOI ORCHESTRA. Ms. Ananiashvili has been a legendary star of the Bolshoi Theatre, the Kirov Theatre, New York City Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, London Royal Ballet, Houston Ballet and leading theatre around the world and became one of the most beloved ballerinas of American Ballet Theatre.

"Ananiashvili…was emotionally, technically and stylistically absolutely marvelous. She is one of the great Giselles of our time..."-Clive Barnes, New York Post

 

“To use technique with artistic depth is what Ms. Ananiashvili displayed even more grandly…this memorable performance...”
----- Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times

“Ananiashvili, was emotionally, technically and stylistically absolutely marvelous. She is one of the great Giselles of our time...”
----- Clive Barnes, New York Post

“The most memorable performance was Nina Ananiashvili’s…”
----- Tobi Tobias, New York Magazine

“Transported by this exhilarating ballet, I found myself comparing Ratmansky to other brilliant choreographers: Nijinsky and Fokine.”
----- International Review of Music

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