Coming this Friday to Maribor, Art Director of SNG Maribor Ballet, Edward Clug, will stage Hommage a’ Stravinsky, a modern ballet creation. To celebrate the 130th anniversary of the great composer’s birthday, the Maribor Slovenian National Theater will host this synthesis of the Stravinsky ballets Petrushka and The Rite of Spring.
Dancing Riga: 17th International Baltic Ballet Festival
Ballet fans from all over the world will be eagerly looking forward to this event, which remains one of the biggest dates on the international dance calendar. This year marks the 17th edition of the annual International Baltic Ballet Festival, a choreographed dance spectacular like nothing else on this earth.
Bulgaria’s Varna International Music Festival 2011
For travelers with plans to visit Bulgaria, the Varna Summer International Music Festival kicks off today. This is the 85th anniversary of this, Bulgaria’s and one of Europe’s biggest music events. The internationally acclaimed event is a world performing arts and classical music extravaganza no visitor to the area should miss.
Turkey Events: The 18th Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival
If ever anyone dreamed of experiencing the performing arts from within the perfect venue, then Antalya and the Aspendos Antique Theatre is the place to be. Beginning in June 9th with a debut performance of Carmen by the İstanbul State Opera and Ballet, visitors to Antalya can enjoy the 18th Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival, but one magical event in Turkey’s 2011 repertoire.