HAVANA, September 24 (acn) Cuba’s National Ballet Company (BNC), directed by Alicia Alonso, will be present with prima ballerina Yanela Piñera and leading dancer Camilo Ramos at the 20th International Gala of Ballet to be held on September 27 and 28 at the Grand Opera House of the German city of Dortmund.
The Cuban dancers will interpret the pas de deux of The Corsair, choreographed by Alicia Alonso over the original by Marius Petipa, music by Riccardo Drigo and customs by Salvador Fernandez.
In two presentations, the Cuban dancers will share the stage with figures of the San Francisco Ballet, the Royal Ballet of London, the Staatsballet of Berlin and the National Ballet of Norway, among other important companies.
The press department of the emblematic Cuban company also informed that choreographer Eduardo Blanco is working in the Republic of Honduras, at the Art School of the city of San Pedro de Sula, following an invitation by the authorities of that artistic center.
From October 28 to November 7, the BNC will be the host of the 24th edition of Havana’s International Ballet Festival, a unique moment to exchange experiences between personalities, critics, specialists and impresarios of all parts of the world.