Rudolf Nureyev. From the Past into the Future

Date: 2018-03-24

Ballet Gala Concert “Rudolf Nureyev. From the Past into the Future” in the Framework of Andris Liepa’s Project “Autographs and Images”

On March 24, 2018, Russia’s main stage will host the ballet gala concert “Rudolf Nureyev. From the Past into the Future” in the framework of the “Autographs and Images” project. The event is dedicated to the 80-year anniversary of late Rudolf Nureyev who was a legendary ballet dancer and choreographer.

“Rudolf Nureyev. From the Past into the Future” is the first concert of Andris Liepa’s new annual project “Autographs and Images” that will introduce the distinguished artists of the XX century whose names are now engraved in the history of art.

Bold, ardent, passionate. This handsome professional was the most flamboyant XX century dancer. He made a revolutionary step in the history of male dancers. His incredible plasticity and powerful dynamics made an unforgettable impression. His striking agility combined with flexibility could cater even to the most picky audience.

Together with Margot Fonteyn, he broke the record for curtain calls which still remains in the Guinness Book of World Records. In 1964, after their “Swan Lake” at the Vienna State Opera they received more than 80 curtain calls!

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