St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre Reception

Russian Cultural Center Our Texas and Society for the Performing Arts invite you to a reception honoring Yuri Petukhov, Artistic Director of St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre.

“St.Petersburg Ballet Theatre, one of the most distinguished classical ballet companies in Russia, makes its Houston debut with a stunning production of its full-length ballet Carmen.” –  SPA

The company’s continuous growth and international recognition for its mastery of Russian Ballet classical traditions and modern repertoire has begun under the management of the People’s Artist of Russia, Professor Peter Gusev (1966) and artistic leadership of distinguished choreographer and remarkable ballet master, Honored Artist of Russia and State Prize Laureate – Leonid Jacobson (1969).

Today, this position is occupied by one of Russia’s premier ballet master and world-class choreographer, People’s Artist of Russia, State Prize Laureate of Russia and Laureate to International Ballet competition, Yuri Petukhov.

Reception: 7:30pm , Tuesday, January 29th, RCC Our Texas
Performance “Carmen”: 8pm, Friday and Saturday; February 1&2, 2008 at Jones Hall

RSVP 713.632.8116 or marie@spahouston.org by January 25th. Limited availability.

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