Today, the Bolshoi Theatre will begin the evening dedicated to the memory of the great Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya. As is known, Maya Plisetskaya was planning to celebrate its 90th anniversary at the State Academic Bolshoi Theater.
«Maya M. managed to approve and bless the program of the evening, she wrote it with his hand, and we facsimile reproduce it in the theater program “- said General Director of the Bolshoi Theater Vladimir Urin, stressing that everything will be done so as desired Plisetskaya. At the historic theater scene by leading soloists of the Bolshoi, Maryino and Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Russian ballerina, prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya huge theater died in the late spring of 2015, a 90-year life. According to those who knew her, with the departure of Plisetskaya ended an era of ballet, ballet went symbol of peace and a legend the main Russian ballet scene – a huge theater. Symphonic Ensemble of the Mariinsky Theatre under Valery Gergiev will perform “Carmen Suite” by Georges Bizet – Rodion Shchedrin, «Adagietto» 5-th Symphony of Gustav Mahler and “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel, which will be accompanied by a videotape presentation of Maya Plisetskaya, staged by Maurice Bejart in 1975 . Also, in this day in the Hall of Shchedrin Mariinsky-2 will be held a series of film screenings, films, ballets, TV programs and even feature and documentary films with the participation of Maya Plisetskaya.
The singer had often devoted jointly with your spouse concerts Theatre not only in the capital of Russia, but in St. Petersburg, and even foreign speech “Mariinsky”. “Referring to the statement of ballet scores Shchedrin created for Maya Plisetskaya ever dedicated to her, theater has always found in the person of Maya Mikhailovna wise counselor and an assistant,” – said in a statement.
The famous and one of the most beloved ballet “Carmen -syuita “Plisetskaya wanted to see prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre Svetlana Zakharova and her partner Denis Rodkina GAT soloist.
« I am deeply honored that the Maya M. chose me for his anniversary evening. I am grateful that this great dancer and a great woman gave me the opportunity to dance the ballet. I do this with her blessing, “- said Svetlana Zakharova.
The evening will be read excerpts from the book Plisetskaya by Ilze Liepa.
Meanwhile, in the center of Moscow is planned to open a park named ballerina . The decision on awarding the square named after the great ballerina was made by the Moscow government on November 3 with the wording “in order to perpetuate the memory of the great Russian ballerina, and in honor of the 90th anniversary of Maya Plisetskaya.” Graffiti art project in 2013 created a Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra.
Plisetskaya is one of the greatest dancers of the twentieth century. Her games – Odette – Odile in “Swan Lake” Aurora in “Sleeping Beauty,” Mistress of Copper Mountain in the “Stone Flower” by Prokofiev, in the ballet Raymonda by Glazunov, the most famous ballet in the world. In 65 years, dancer left the stage, but continued its activities in the pedagogical field.
She died May 2, 2015 in Germany, where she has lived since 1991.
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