according to the organizers of the festival, “the difficult epidemiological situation in the world and related restrictive measures, unfortunately, leave no room for shows of the festival this summer.” The previously announced autumn part of the festival remains unchanged.

meanwhile, a serious loss when transferring Billboard – the cancellation of the premiere of a cabaret show by the Israeli choreographer Ohad Yarina Playback, which was to be held at the festival on June 28. This is a more intimate version of the performances, which Ohad Naharin along with former dancers Batsheva of Year Altroy and Aarau Moses suffered from major sites. However, as it became known, the choreographer will not be able to tour with this production in the coming season.

as for the other titles of the summer Billboard Context, that is all they saved. Ballet “the government Inspector” staged by the canadian choreographer crystal of Payt and her company Kidd Pivot will now be held on 3, 4 September and 8 September 2020 in St. Petersburg. Created over fifty productions with different companies in the world, including with the Paris Opera Ballet, Royal ballet, Netherlands dance theatre, Frankfurt ballet and others, she has staged “the Inspector General” together with the playwright Jonathan young of Gogol’s “the Inspector General. In a performance that combines elements of dance and drama theatre, the eight dancers of Kidd Pivot embody choreography recorded “dialogue” of Gogol’s characters performed by best actors Canada, exploring Comedy and corruption. According to the organizers, at the moment there are negotiations with a company Kidd Pivot.

the program also stated Context two one-act ballet “the Jester” and “Scheherazade” staged by Alexei Miroshnichenko, artistic Director of the ballet troupe of the Perm Opera and ballet theatre. “Scheherazade” with music by Rimsky-Korsakov was staged specially for Diana Vishneva with a completely new libretto (the libretto of the former was created by Michel Fokine in his legendary production of “Scheherazade” in “Russian seasons”), sponsored by Miroshnichenko. The heroine of his ballet was Farah Pahlavi, the wife of the last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. After the Islamic revolution in 1971, she followed her husband into exile. Performances Of “The Fool. Scheherazade” will be held on 18, 19, 20 November on the stage of Novaya Opera (instead of the stage of the Theater of the Moscow Soviet, declared in the summer poster) and 24, 25 of November on stage of the BDT them. G. A. Tovstonogov. In Moscow, by the way, will be extra, third performance.

Like many other festivals, forced to carry their programs at other times, Context. Diana Vishneva asks the audience who bought tickets for the summer performances of “the Inspector” and “the Clown. Scheherazade”, to support the festival, not to take the tickets and come to these performances in the new date.