Artistic Director of State academic theatre of classical ballet of Natalia Kasatkina turned to the audience from the balloon basket. Flight duration 1 hour and 15 minutes took place in the summer of 2020. At the end Natalia Kasatkina received the diploma of the aeronaut and the title of Countess Agroprodmash — according to tradition, founded during the reign of French king Louis XVI, all balloonists are rewarded with the Ducal titles, and their lands become the land that they flew around in a balloon. At the end of the ceremony of consecration was solemnly set fire to a lock of hair and extinguished with champagne.

Wonderful, beloved audience, we will soon meet you again! — Natalia Kasatkina appeals to fans from the height of 300 meters. — This season we are going to show their performances throughout Russia. This will be our special classics and our Vladimir Vasilyev ballets. Very different — in short, all the genres, but boring.

the 54th season of the classical ballet Theatre planned to open in October in the State Kremlin Palace. Viewers will see performances of “Sleeping beauty,” “Spartacus,” “don Quixote” and “Giselle” and others. The following year, the Theater of classical ballet is preparing the premiere of “Shakespeare, Shakespeare,” to the music of Jean Sibelius and antonín dvořák. During the quarantine work of the team is not interrupted — the troupe was rehearsing remotely.