The repertoire of the Summer Ballet Seasons includes more than twenty ballets, from the pure classics of Tchaikovsky to the avant-garde of Prokofiev, from the romanticism of Adan to the brilliance of Minkus. The participants are the best troupes of Russia, guest soloists of the Bolshoi, the Kremlin ballet, MAMT im. Stanislavsky and other leading theaters of the country.
For 22 years, the performances of the Summer Ballet Seasons have been visited by more than a million people! From a project for foreign tourists, Seasons has grown into a wide parade of classics for all art lovers, whose mission is to preserve the rich traditions of Russian ballet, one of the most important and brightest parts of the cultural heritage of Russia, and to introduce art to the widest audience.
Summer Ballet Seasons are a great opportunity to get acquainted with the classics at any age (there are always evening and daytime performances for children on the playbill), compare different editions and readings of famous ballets by the best dance groups in the country, enjoy the perfect fairy tale, live orchestra playing, luxurious scenery and rich costumes within the walls of the old Imperial Theater a stone's throw from the Bolshoi.
Today, the Seasons is a good tradition of the cultural life of summer Moscow, not only a theatrical, but also an educational event, the organizers of which are in constant search for new professional groups and bright productions that preserve the continuity of generations in the art of ballet dance.
The cost of tickets for performances varies from 500 to 5000 rubles, which makes the event accessible to a large number of spectators.
The summer marathon of classics began in 2001 and has not ended to this day.
When we are so accustomed to summer ballets that we cannot part with you and present several performances in the fall.
Our traditional New Year's fairy tale in December and January.
We missed you a lot! We present several ballets in winter and spring before the start of the Seasons.