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Ballet Icons Gala 2022 celebrating 150th anniversary of Sergei Diaghilev

A star-studded cast performing some of the most memorable pieces from the Ballets Russes’ repetoire and contemporary masterpieces inspired by the legendary company.

The Ballet Icons Gala is an annual highlight of the international cultural and social calendar world-wide.

The forthcoming programme will be dedicated to one of the most legendary figures in the ballet’s history, the creator of Ballets Russes, Sergei Diaghilev since 2022 celebrates his 150th anniversary.

International ballet stars and multi-awarded principals from the Bolshoi, Mariinsky, Royal Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin, Vienna State Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, New York City Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, and others will be bringing to life some of the most memorable ballet moments from the Ballets Russes’ repertoire, such as Petrushka, The Firebird, Scheherazade, L’Après-midi d’un Faune, The Sleeping Beauty, as well as contemporary ballet masterpieces inspired by the Ballets Russes.

The gala will be accompanied by the English National Ballet Philharmonic Orchestra.