Thursday 21st of September 2023

Svetlana Zakharova to perform in a double bill ballet at Dubai Opera

The world’s greatest ballet superstar, Svetlana Zakharova, a towering figure in the 21st-century ballet performances will be enthralling audiences at the Dubai Opera on the 27th and 28th of January 2023 at 20:00, in which more than 80 costumes specifically created by CHANEL is used for the show.

As an Internationally renowned ballerina, Svetlana will be joined onstage by a star-studded cast of dancers from the Bolshoi Theatre including Mikhail Lobukhin, Denis Savin, Artemy Belyakov, Anastasia Stashkevich, Elizaveta Kokoreva, and also by modern dance star Ildar Gainutdinov.

The magical night will begin with a ballet Come Un Respiro (Like a Breath) by Italian choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti created specifically for Svetlana Zakharova who will wear stylish and daring costumes designed exclusively for the ballet by Helena de Medeiros. 

The second part of the performance will feature a tribute to the legend of fashion Mademoiselle Coco Chanel. Ballet Gabrielle Chanel is a collaboration by choreographer Yury Possokhov and composer Ilya Demutsky with Alexei Frandetti who created the libretto and acted as director. 

The performance narrates Chanel’s journey that has forever overturned the world of 20th-century fashion – from an obscure provincial singer to head of one of the most influential Fashion Houses.


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