Data / Ora
Date(s) - 18/07/2020
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The show is available for free ONLY for streaming live, upon registration, on www.italiafestival.tv
Ravenna Festival | Duets and solos
Data / Time
Date(s) – 18/07/2020
9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The show is available for free for streaming and on-demand, upon registration, on www.italiafestival.tv
A special night with the stars of dance to the tune of great composers performed by Beatrice Rano and Mario Brunello.
18/07/2020 h. 9:30 pm (Italian time)
Rocca Brancaleone, Ravenna
Duets and solos
curated by Daniele Cipriani
Mario Brunello cello
Beatrice Rana piano
Silvia Azzoni (Hamburg Ballet)
Sergio Bernal (former Spanish National Ballet)
Hugo Marchand (Opéra de Paris)
Matteo Miccini (Stuttgart Ballet)
Alexandre Ryabko (Hamburg Ballet)
Iana Salenko (Staatsballett Berlin)
Marian Walter (Staatsballett Berlin)
music consultant Gastón Fournier-Facio
Music by Arcangelo Corelli, J.S. Bach, Frédéric Chopin, Camille Saint-Saëns, Jules Massenet, Pablo de Sarasate, Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel
Choreographies Michel Fokine, Jerome Robbins, Antonio Ruiz Soler, Roland Petit, John Neumeier, Ricardo Cue, Uwe Scholz, Edward Clug, Kristina Borbelyova, Sergio Bernal
in collaboration with Fondazione Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova – Festival del Balletto di Nervi
After the dark night of Covid-19, we will “come forth to rebehold the stars”. Ravenna Festival hosts ballet étoiles and music stars in an intimate event where measures will be taken to keep the audience safe. Safety will be granted on stage as well, since the programme features intimate solos and pas-de deux to be performed by real-life partners, who can get close without violating social distancing requirements.
Silvia Azzoni and Alexander Ryabko from John Neumeier’s prestigious Hamburg Ballet will present an extremely romantic programme of nocturnes and moonlit sonatas. Then, from Berlin with love, another husband-and-wife team—Iana Salenko and Marian Walter—will perform more pas de deux, alternating on stage with Serge Bernal’s flamenco-inspired choreographies, and with Matteo Miccini’s solo from Edward Clug’s piece Ssss. A male pas de deux will close the programme, danced at a distance on Corelli’s Folia de Caballeros. Hugo Marchand will then feature solo on the jazz-tinged rhythms of Jerome Robbins’s Suite of Dances, created for Baryshnikov.
More musical solos will be proposed by two prominent artists: Mario Brunello, with a historically informed performance on the violoncello piccolo, which he alternates to his 17th-century Maggi cello; and young pianist Beatrice Rana, an emerging talent.