This year, Leonid Jakobson’s St. Petersburg State Ballet celebrated its premiere in Hesse at the invitation of DARZ art GmbH. DARZ was one of the sponsors and is committed to promoting cultural exchange between St. Petersburg and Hesse.
With a total of seven performances, Hessian visitors were able to experience why the ballet group is one of the best and most admired groups in Russia. It combines the academic school founded by the famous choreographer Leonid Jakobson with the grace and ease of contemporary interpretations. The program contained particularly expressive selections from world-famous classical ballet, such as Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Chopiniane and other works. The orchestra was accompanied by the 40-strong Lemberg International Symphony Orchestra, populating the stage with over 100 performers.
DARZ took the opportunity presented by this enchanting atmosphere to round off the year with its contacts and partners. Together with SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH and TIM AG, it held a joint reception on December 28, 2016, following the ballet ensemble’s final performance.
Here are some impressions from the evening: