19 August 2012
Diana Vishneva through the Lens of Patrick Demarchelier

From 4 to 30 September the Multimedia Art Museum on Ostozhenka Street in Moscow will be hosting the exhibition Diana Vishneva through the Lens of Patrick Demarchelier.
One of the most highly acclaimed photographers of the present day and the author of a famous image of Princess Diana in 1992, Demarchelier has worked with Diana Vishneva on two previous occasions. In June this year during Diana’s performances with American Ballet Theatre in New York, following one performance of Onegin the photographer invited her and her stage partner Marcelo Gomes to his Manhattan studio. This new photo session by Demarchelier is being presented for the first time at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow.

5 August 2012

In the new season Kultura for the first time in Russian television history presents a ballet contest of young performers – The Grand Ballet. Among the participants are 7 couples from six leading Russian theatres: the Bolshoi Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, ballet and opera theatres of Kazan, Yekaterinburg and Perm. Performances of the participants are prepared by Akram Khan and David Dawson (Great Britain), Jorma Elo (USA), Ben Van Cauwenbergh, Patrick De Bana and Emil Faski (Germany), Ivan Perez and Fernando Hernando Magadan (Netherlands), Radu Poklitaru (Ukraine), Alla Sigalova, Vyacheslav Samodurov and Alexei Miroshnichenko (Russia). On the jury panel are Vladimir Derevyanko, Vladimir Malakhov, Alla Osipenko, Azary Plisetsky. Diana Vishneva will chair the panel of judges.

2 August 2012

On 29 July the 13th World Ballet Festival was opened on the stage of the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. The Festival was founded in 1976, it is held triennially and gathers best ballet dancers from the most celebrated companies from all over the World. Diana Vishneva began her performance in the Festival on 2 August. In A-program she presents “Cantate” by Nacho Duato in duet with Vladimir Malakhov. He is also Diana Vishneva’s partner in B-program with Pas de deux from Park by Angelin Preljocaj. Moreover within the frames of the Festival Diana performs in La Bayadère with Marcelo Gomes on 7 August.