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Milan, the third edition of the Gala dedicated to Carla Fracci at La Scala
The event wanted by the Director of Dance Manuel Legris brings to the stage great dance stars such as Roberto Bolle, Marianela Nuñez, Olga Smirnova, Jacopo Tissi, Vadim Muntagirov, Nicoletta Manni

Teatro alla Scala Foundation Presents

“ Season 2023/24 | Ballet”
At the Milan staircase Friday April 19, 2024 (8pm) the highly anticipated event returns for the third time Gala dedicated to Carla Fracci, a great event established by the Director of the Scaligero Ball Manuel Legris which every year pays homage to the legendary dance star, a reference artist for Piermarini and an icon of Italian culture.

A key personality in the history of ballet, Carla Fracci with her extraordinary path made of talent, obstinacy and work, has inspired and continues to inspire generations of young people, and the Teatro alla Scala together with its artists honors her figure with the Gala dedicated to her dedicated: a wide-ranging international evening that celebrates dance and ballet by combining the milestones of the repertoire with the best of contemporary creativity.

After the extraordinary success of the two previous editions, the Gala Fracci 2024 will once again bring the great stars of the ballet firmament to the Piermarini stage: the étoile Roberto Bubbles, an emblem of dance capable of exciting even the vast public, the guest dancers Marianela Nuñez, Olga Smirnova, Jacopo Tissi is Vadim Muntagirov, the etolie Nicoletta Manni: with them, the Prima ballerinas Antonella Albano, Martina Arduino, Alice Mariani, Virna Toppi, the First Dancers Timofey Andriyashenka, Claudio Coviello, Marco Augustine, Nicola Of the Free, the Soloists and the Artists of La Scala Ballet Company, the students of the Accademia Scaligera Dance School; on the podium, the British director David Coleman, a great expert in the classical and contemporary dance repertoire, for many years Musical Director of Rudolf Nureyev's company.

(Photo: Teatro alla Scala)
Milan, the third edition of the Gala dedicated to Carla Fracci at La Scala


Guest artists
Roberto Bolle
Marianela Nuñez
Olga Smirnova
Vadim Muntagirov
Jacopo Tissi

Étoile Nicoletta Manni

Principal dancers, soloists and corps de ballet artists of the Teatro alla Scala
Director Manuel Legris

Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala
Director David Coleman


Gala Fracci 2024
Third edition 

from Swan Lake
Choreography and direction Rudolf Nureyev
by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
From act II
Maria Celeste Losa – Timofej Andrijashenko
and the Ballet of the Teatro alla Scala

Choreography Simone Valastro
Music Ólafur Arnalds
Music on a recorded basis
Antonella Albano – Massimo Garon

from La Sylphide
Choreography August Bournonville
Music Herman Severin Løvenskjold
From act II: Pas de deux
Vittoria Valerio – Claudio Coviello

from Light
Choreography Andrea Crescenzi
Music from “The Light” by Philip Glass
Linda Giubelli – Navrin Turnbull – Domenico Di Cristo

from The Sleeping Beauty
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
From act III: Grand pas de deux
Marianela Nuñez – Vadim Muntagirov

The moon
Choreography Maurice Béjart
Music Johann Sebastian Bach
Nicoletta Manni

from Paquita
Choreography Marius Petipa
Music Ludwig Minkus
from the Divertissement: Adagio and coda
Martina Arduino – Marco Agostino
and the Ballet of the Teatro alla Scala

Donizetti Pas de deux
Choreography Manuel Legris
Music Gaetano Donizetti
Alice Mariani – Nicola Del Freo

from The bat
Ballet by Roland Petit
Music Johann Strauss (son)
Act I – Panel III
Virna Toppi – Christian Fagetti

Diamonds (from Jewels)
Choreography George Balanchine
© The George Balanchine Trust
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Adagio from the pas de deux
Olga Smirnova – Jacopo Tissi

In Your Black Eyes
Choreography Patrick de Bana
Music Ezio Bosso
Music on a recorded basis
Roberto Bolle
Choreography Alexei Ratmansky
Music Léo Delibes
From act III
Nicoletta Manni – Timofej Andrijashenko
and the Ballet of the Teatro alla Scala
with the participation of the students of the dance school of the Accademia Teatro alla Scala

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