Legendary Choreographer Yuri Grigorovich brings his masterpiece to Dubai

- 50 years on, The Legend of Love ballet continues to enthrall audiences on world stages -
By: Aurora Events
DOWNTOWN BURJ KHALIFA, UAE - Oct. 15, 2021 - PRLog -- After his glorious and unforgettable choreography of The Legend of Love, the world finally acknowledged Yuri Grigorovich's genius interpretation of story and dance. The Russian choreographer's popularity catapulted to new heights earning him global ballet laurels and recognition. 50 years on,The Astana Ballet Theatre, pays homage to The Legend of Love by celebrating the best works of Yuri Grigorovich. Scheduled on 27th and 28th October 2021, at the iconic Dubai Opera, Dubai will experience this recital for the first time. Produced by Aurora Event Management, this grand-scale extravagant enthralling showcase of brilliance and splendour is a must-see and one not to be missed masterpiece.

The Legend of Love is an Oriental ballet with deep philosophical overtones perfectly choreographed to narrate a dramatic love triangle between Queen Mekhmene, her younger sister, Shireen and the handsome Ferkhad. Yuri Grigorovich transforms this dramatic saga into a powerful performance of love, sacrifice and tragedy. Its phenomenon ballet techniques, enchanting melodies and captivating chronicle transcends time as the sisters' battle for one man's affection and eternal love. Choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, playwright Nazim Hikmet, music composer Arif Melikov and Simon Virsaladze create an outstanding scenography to deliver an outstanding recital.

Yuri Grigorovich's ballets dominate the repertory of contemporary works for over 30 years; his staging of classic ballets reflect his conviction that drama must always be expressed through dancing.Born in Leningrad into a family connected with the Imperial Russian Ballet, Yuri graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School and danced as a soloist of the Kirov Ballet. It was his direction on The Legend of Love in 1961, that bought him much acclaim as a choreographer. While at Bolshoi Theatre, Yuri worked on the classical repertoire including The Nutcracker, Spartacus, Swan Lake and Ivan, The Terrible.

The immaculate choreography of The Legend of Love is a testament of Grigorovich's contribution to the world of ballet. Its impressive, intricate movements, dramatic expressions, marvelous backdrops combined with layers of colourful costumes deliver breathtaking performance and narration of this otherwise tragic love story.  Its outstanding duets exude pure bliss and surrendered romance drawing spectators to experience pure love, passion as well as struggles of obligations and sense of duty. Don't miss this masterpiece by the celebrated 90-year-old world-renown choreographer Yuri Grigorovich at Dubai Opera on 27th and 28th October 2021.

Brought to you by:  Aurora Event Management

Presented by: Ministry of Culture & Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Supported by: The Golden Fund of the Russian Ballet

Official Hotel: Rixos Hotels

Official Magazine: Magzoid Magazine

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