HBSO to perform classic ballet "Cinderella"

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The Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will represent to music lovers classic ballet "Cinderella" at the municipal Opera House on April 7-8.

HBSO to perform classic ballet "Cinderella"

The play was presented to the audience for the first time in 2013 and then became an annual awaited performance for music lovers in the city.
The ballet “Cinderella” was composed by Sergei Prokofiev from 1940 to 1944. This is one of his most famous and most fascinating works, and has made great inspiration for choreographers ever since. It was premiered in 1945, at the Bolshoi Theater, choreographed by Rostislav Zakharov. Then there were over 1500 “Cinderella” versions all over the world with different choreography on the music of Sergei Prokofiev.
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev is a conductor, pianist and above all he is honored as one of the greatest Russian composers of the 20th century. He has succeeded in many different genres of music, symphony, ballet, concerto, orchestra, vocal, soundtrack, music for theater, choir.
The performance is choreographed by Norway’s Johanne Jakhelln Constant with the participation of Japanese ballet dancer Nobuo Fujino, artists Tran Hoang Yen, Chloe Glemot, Ho Phi Diep, Nguyen Thu Trang, Dam Duc Nhuan, Sung A Lung, guest artist Nobuo Fujino, and dancers of the HBSO.
Outstanding Japanese ballet dancer Nobuo Fujino was nominated for Prix Benois de la Danse at the Bolshoi Theater in 2005 and won the Rising Artist of the Hong Kong Arts Development Board in 2003. Nobuo Fujino took on many of the leading roles in famous ballets, such as Quixote, Giselle and Anna Karenina.

By Kim Khanh

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