International Ballet Stars at Opera Zürich

Polina Semionova and Friedemann Vogel in Giselle with Ballet Zurich

Don’t miss this very special performance of these stunning international award winning Principal dancers on 30th May 2019 at Opernhaus Zurich. 

Quote of Friedemann Vogel on his website – http://friedemannvogel.com/

„Albrecht was Friedemann’s first ever lead role, and will therefore always hold a special place in his heart. As such, Friedemann is excited to reprise this role in Patrice Bart’s version of Giselle, based on the original choreography by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, with the sublime Polina Semionova and Ballett Zürich on 30 May for one performance only.“

Photo on Top © Jack Devant http://www.jackdevant.com/

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The outstanding career of Misty Copeland

The most famous Prima Ballerina today

Misty Copeland has had a great year. She has not just been an outstanding ballerina, her story made her a role model for young dancers.

After becoming the first African-American Female Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theater in 2015, she became an advocate for diversifying the field of ballet. She has played many roles:

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Tun Spitzenschuhe weh?

Was antwortet Primaballerina Katja Wünsche, Ballett Zürich

Kann man barfuss Spitze tanzen? Wie schützt Katja ihre Zehen? Wie werden die Schuhe gebunden? Wann sind Spitzenschuhe tot?

Erfahrt alles über Spitzenschuhe auf meinem neuen youtube Channel.

Jede Ballerina hat ihre eigenen Methoden, ihre Spitzenschuhe einzutanzen und weicher zu machen. Denn neue Spitzenschuhe sind hart und unbequem. Eigentlich bestehen sie nur aus vielen komprimierten Schichten von Stoff, Karton und Leim und einer Ledersohle – weder Stahlkappen, noch Holzeinsätze oder Zehenpolster sind darin zu finden.

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The Winners are…

Prix de Lausanne 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the Prix de Lausanne 2019! Great job! We wish all these young talented dancers the very best for the future.

This prestigious international dance competition is a significant springboard for the career of dancers today. Many former prize winners like Steven McRae (2003), Maria Kochetkova (2002), Alina Cojocaru (1997) are now leading stars in the ballet world.

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Bella Figura at Ballet Zurich

4 beautiful Masterpieces of Jiří Kylián

Ballett Zürich – Bella Figura: Bella Figura – 2018/19 © Gregory Batardon

Jiří Kylián is to one of the world’s most influential choreographer. In 2019 Ballet Zurich pays tribute to him presenting 4 masterpieces of his works from the 80s and 90s.

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