Ukrainian Ballet Gala, a unique celebration of the tradition and innovation of Ukrainian culture, will take place on 7 September at 7pm at Sadler’s Wells.

Ukrainian Ballet Gala. ©I-Do Lab & Putrov Productions

Ukrainian dancers appearing from American Ballet Theatre, Wiener Staatsballett, Lithuanian National Ballet and Toulouse Ballet du Capitole join stars from The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet in a programme which features The Dying Swan, Don Quixote, Diana and Actaeon, and a world premiere, System A/I, created by Ludovic Ondiviela and dramaturg Olga Danylyuk.

Ukrainian Ballet Gala. ©I-Do Lab & Putrov Productions

Artists appearing include Matthew Ball, Cesar Corrales, Mayara Magri, Isaac Hernández, Christine Shevchenko, Denys Cherevychko, Natalia de Froberville, Olesya Shaitanova, Ivan Putrov and soloists of the Ukrainian National Ballet.

Ukrainian Ballet Gala. ©I-Do Lab & Putrov Productions

Running time: 2 hr 20 mins (including one 20 min interval)

Cast and repertoire

Matthew Ball, The Royal Ballet Cesar Corrales, The Royal Ballet Mayara Magri, The Royal Ballet Isaac Hernández, English National Ballet Christine Shevchenko, American Ballet Theatre Denys Cherevychko, Vienna State Ballet Natalia de Froberville, Toulouse Ballet du Capitole Olesya Shaitanova, Lithuanian National Ballet Ivan Putrov, Former Principal, The Royal Ballet

and soloists of the National Ballet of Ukraine

PART I

World Premiere

System A/I

choreographed by Ludovic Ondiviela

Dramaturg Olga Danylyuk

Performed by: Matthew Ball, Mayara Magri and Ivan Putrov

(additional casting TBC)

 

INTERVAL

 

PART II – Divertissements

Grand Pas Classique

Performed by: Mayara Magri and Denys Cherevychko

Suite en blanc (Cigarette Solo)

Performed by: Natalia de Froberville

Le Corsaire

Performed by: Olesia Shaytanova and Matthew Ball

The Dying Swan

Performed by: Christine Shevchenko

Forest Song

(Casting TBC)

Gopak – Andriy’s solo from Taras Bulba

(Casting TBC)

Five Tangos

Performed by: Denys Cherevychko

Diana and Actaeon

Performed by: Natalia de Froberville and Isaac Hernández

Don Quixote Suite 

Performed by: Christine Shevchenko and Cesar Corrales

(additional casting TBC)

*casting and repertoire subject to change