Les Grand Ballets Canadiens De Montreal Tickets

Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, a repertory and creative Canadian ballet company that perform pieces reflecting the many diverse trends in contemporary ballet. It repertoire covers major acquisitions by recognized artists like Christopher Wheeldon, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Mats Ek and Jiri Kylian, along with exciting works by Peter Quanz, Stephan Thoss and Didy Veldman. The current artistic director of the company is Gradimir Pankov, a Macedonia native who has been dancing for the last fifty years, and has added new color to Les Grand with the particular special character of the city that he adopted in 2000. Previously, Pankov served as the artistic director of the well-known Nederlands Dans Theater II in Netherlands, Switzerland’s Ballet du Grans Theatre de Genva, Sweden’s Cullberg Ballet, as well as Helsinki’s National Ballet of Finland.In 2008, he played a significant part in establishing the contest of national choreography that has enabled the company to presents fresh works by upcoming Canadian choreographers. It is known to tour quite regularly, where its most recent tours have including those to Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal tickets are considered to be quite the treat among ballet fans that crave a performance infusing modern ballet techniques with the classic moves.

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About Les Grand Ballets Canadiens De Montreal

Based in Montreal, Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal was formed by Ludmilla Chiriaeff in 1957, and its first music director was composer and conductor Michel Perrault. Since its inception, the company has performed from a wide range of dance styles including the many popular contemporary pieces to the beloved classics. Many of its upcoming and recent performances include the traditional favorite of The Nutcracker, Love Lies Bleeding, Raise the Red Lantern, Dream Away, Four Seasons & Cantata and Danz &Toot. During the directorship of Lawrence Rhodes in the nineties, Brian Macdonald in the late seventies and Fernand Nault from the late sixties to early seventies, the organization played a pivotal role in the development of such renowned artists as Ginette Laurin, James Kudelka and Edouard Lock.

Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal is known to invite well-recognized international companies every season, to perform as a part of the program. The extensive list includes the likes of Russia’s Eifman Ballet Theatre from St-Petersburg, Dutch National Ballet, France’s Ballet de l’Opera de Lyon, New York City’s Shen Wei Dance Arts, Taiwan’s Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Poland’s Warsaw Ballet, Spain’s Compania Nacional de Danza, Sweden’s Cullberg Ballet, Houston Ballet, Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theater and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The company’s current demi-soloists includes the notable likes of San Colby, MAhomi Endoh, Emma Garau Cima, Marie-Eve Lapointe, Valentine Legat, Graziella Lorriaux, Sahra Maira, Bryna Catherine Pascoe, Alisia Pobega, Annie Jean Shreffler, Yadil Saurez Llerena and Kenji Matsuyama Ribeiro. Its soloists include Aline Schurger, Ronert Deskins, MArcin Kaczorowski, Jeremy Galdeano, Jean-Sebaastian Couture and Robin Mathes. Its corps de ballet comprises of Sarah Kinston, Eva Kolarova, Eline Maegue, Ruben Julliard, Tetyana Martyanova, Hamilton Nieh, Stephen Satterfield, Andrew Skeels, Julie Turcotte, Hikota Taira and Guilia Vennari. The first soloists of the ballet organization include Emilie Durville, Herve Courtain, Andre Silva, Edi Blloshmi, Jeremy Raia, and Vanessa Garcia-Ribala Montoya.

Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal is famous for having commissioned work from some of the most prominent choreographers in the world including Kim Brandstrup’s The Queen of Spades, Shawn Hounsell’s The Butterfly Effect, Adam Hougland’s Between Ashes and Angels, Stjin Celis’s The Rite of Spring and Cinderella, The Little Prince, Didy Veldman’s Toot and Possibly Six, Kader Belarbi’s Beauty and the Beast, Mauro Bigonzetti’s Four Seasons, Ohad Naharin’s Minus One and Danz, Peter Quanz’s Rodin/Caudel and Shen Wei’s Re-II. Les Grand Ballets Canadiens presents an impressive series of performances that are not to be missed so just grab some cheap Les Grand Ballets Canadiens de Montreal tickets and be there for a marvelously orchestrated, high-end cultural treat.

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