TRAVEL cuLTuRE compiled and written by Kirsi-Marja Kauppala and laura palotie souL on sTAgE savcor ballet Rather than a traditional ballet, Onegin is an emotional and visual dance show. FoRgET ALL youR hAng-ups AbouT bALLET. boRis EiFmAn's shows ARE much moRE ThAn pLiés in TighTs ThEy'RE dREAmLikE, EmoTionAL jouRnEys. I f you've never been to a ballet, now is the time to go. world-renowned ballet company, boris eifman Theater, performs throughout the spring; after shows in italy and Greece, the company will make a stop at tampere Hall in Finland in april. with more than 100 performances last year, the St petersburg-based company is known for its theatrical shows in which tall dancers display brilliant technique. choreographer Boris Eifman defines his genre as "psychological ballet" that delivers relatable, emotional experiences. www.eiFMaNBallet.ru based on an 1833 novel by Alexander Pushkin, Onegin the ballet (2009) explores the same theme: the characteristics of the russian soul. eifman has recast the story in the present to see whether the russian spirit has remained the same. a haunting, erotic story takes the audience from dreams to reality, from passion to pain; it's accompanied by classical Tchaikovsky and contemporary russian rock music. onegin was a huge success when it was performed at the national opera in Helsinki last april, so be sure to book your tickets ahead of time. aNNa KareNiNa February 1720 in athens, Greece and march 5 in cremona, italy the eiFMaN Ballet Gala CoNCert march 3, Venice, italy oNeGiN april 2, and russiaN haMlet april 3 at tampere Hall. tickets for shows in Finland at www.liPPu.fi DoN Quixote in chicago, costa mesa and San Francisco in april and may. Eng 12 BLUE WINGS FEbRuARy 2011
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