Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet (Finland)

Ballet School is already familiar visitor at the Kuopio Dance festival. Established in 1922, Ballet School is the only institute in Finland which provides professional dance education. Excerpts from the school's spring performance named program includes classical ballet and contemporary dance. 

1.Maa odottaa
Duration: 20min
Choreography: Riku Lehtopolku
Music: Arve Henriksen, Ryoji Ikeda, Terje Isungset, Olivier Messiaen, Arvo Pärt
Sound design: Eero Auvinen
Lighting: Vesa Pohjolainen
Dancers: Marina Hartikainen, Lassi Hirvonen, Viivi Ketolainen, Johanna Koivumies, Silja Niittylahti, Iida Nikander, Iisa Ojala, Sofia Ruija, Saida Solla
 
2.Dreams of a wasteland
Duration: 30min                   
Choreography: Thibault Monnier
Music: Antonio Vivaldi Neljä vuodenaikaa, Demdike Stare
Lighting: Vesa Pohjolainen
Dancers: Viivi Ahola, Mark-Krister Haav, Matilda Kokora, Aino Louhivaara, Vilma Tissari, Birit Haarla, Katja Haarla, Ronja Hannola, Taru Hiitola, Salla Jansson, Oskari Kymäläinen, Ellen Mäkelä, Erika Pastel, Annika Meriläinen
 
Interval 30min
 
3. Napoli Suite
Duration: noin. 20min
Scenes: Pas de Six ja Tarantella
Choreography: August Bournonville
Music: Niels W. Gade, Edvard Helsted, Holger Simon Paulli, Hans Christian Lumbye
Costumes, partly:  Ramón B. Ivars
Lighting: Vesa Pohjolainen
Rehearsal Director: Henrik Burman, Ulrika Hallberg, Wilfried Jacobs, Ophélie Rodighiero

Duration approx. 120 min. (interval)

Shows and tickets

15.6.2019
13:00
Kuopion Musiikkikeskus
22,50 €


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