The Bolshoi Ballet’s Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev in London this summer

Mon 11 July  – Sun 17 July 2011

Romeo & Juliet poster

NEWSFLASH – Osipova & Vasiliev are scheduled to dance in every performance.

This July, for 9 performances only, superstars of the Bolshoi Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova with sensational Danish ballet star Alban Lendorf will perform a twenty-first century re-staging of Sir Frederick Ashton’s Romeo & Juliet by Olivier Award winning Choreographer and Director Peter Schaufuss at the London Coliseum.

A triumph in London last summer, Vasiliev is being hailed as the ‘new Nureyev’, and is one of the most talented of a new generation of male dancers. The premiere of Ashton’s Romeo & Juliet, is the chance to see Vasiliev’s first appearance in the role of Romeo with Natalia Osipova as Juliet, the extraordinary dancer the New York Times is calling ‘the most sensational ballerina now’.

Founder choreographer of the Royal Ballet, Sir Frederick Ashton’s, version of Romeo and Juliet, set to the iconic Prokofiev score, is given a fresh revival by Danish dance legend, Peter Schaufuss. If you are a ballet lover, dance lover or theatrical culture vulture, this is a stand-out event not to be missed.

You can book tickets online via the ENO website.

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3 Responses to “The Bolshoi Ballet’s Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev in London this summer”

  1. Rachel @ Inspiration in Italy Says:

    Wow, would love to see this…

  2. Wotan Says:

    Absolutely Brilliant! I’d pay to see these three doung the washing up let alone the Ashton Romeo! I’m booked in.

  3. seejaybe43 Says:

    Wonderful news and I have booked for opening night. Have seen quite of bit of this fabulous couple already and it should be fascinating to see them both (together) in roles that require more than mere pyrotechnics. Can’t wait for another life-affirming evening.