“Either evidently or invisibly, the Divine spirit will be with you.”Jean Cocteau
“I am happy to take part in “Gala de Prestige” project. Today it is necessary to remind people about those everlasting values being the base of our art and culture, our apperception. This is a chance to call everyone to appreciate the present in order to preserve the future.”
The goal of “Gala de Prestige” Project is in creation of long-term annual event to be attended by soloists, stars and leading performers.
Idea - organization of a series of artistic events at the highest world level in cooperation with Music and Ballet International Academy of Gediminas Taranda, “Russian Imperial Ballet”, orchestra of “New Opera” Theatre, “Aiva Productions” and “Phoebus Concert” companies and with the participation of world ballet and music stars.
The idea of each evening party will be defined by a music or ballet star who will patronize the event.
Original embodiment based on fusion of the best classical traditions and contemporary arts will be ensured by one of the leading choreographers of contemporaneity, Gediminas Taranda.
In 2010 in Biarritz “Gala de Prestige” will greet the 100th anniversary of Dyagilev’s “Russian Seasons” which the entire world will celebrate
Biarritz is the most “star-studded” and exclusive Atlantic resort
Long-term experience in staging of various events, sincere passion to music and ballet, personal contacts with outstanding representatives of world culture have inspired us for development of “Gala de Prestige” Project, which will become an extraordinary event for all worshipers of Haute Art.
“Gala de Prestige” is the fusion of music and ballet art. The background music during all the performances will be played by orchestra of “New Opera” Theatre with the participation of chorus.
The ballet performances that conquered the hearts of French spectators back in the beginning of the 20th century will be offered to the audience: “Scheherezade”, “Polovtzian Dance”, “Bolero”, “Chopiniana”, “Le Spectre de la Rose”, “Nutcracker”.
Master classes of leading ballet teachers from Russia, United States, Germany, Israel, Latin America will take place within the course of the project.
“Gala de Prestige” will be finished by the concert of world and Russian ballet stars.
The team of “Gala de Prestige” includes: Gediminas Taranda “Russian Imperial Ballet” Anna Vashchilina, Karina Kulikova“Aiva Productions” Gilberto Peyroulet “Phoebus Concerts”
Gediminas Taranda Honored art worker of Russia, art director, soloist – leading master of stage of “Russian Imperial Ballet”, laureate of Dyagilev Order of 1st degree. First leading dancer of “Raymonda”, “The Golden Age” ballets.
“Aiva Productions” For already 20 years “AIVA PRODUCTIONS” is dealing with organization and staging of world class concerts and theatric events, such as the tour of Stars of Opera de Paris in 2001, feast “Spivakov Invites” – the performance “Faggoting of Jeanne d'Arc” with the participation of Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra (RNFO) under the baton of V.Spivakov, with Fanny Ardant starring; more than 100 performances with participation of Maya Plisetskaya, Nadezhda Pavlova, Alexey Ratmansky, “Russian Imperial Ballet” in different cities of Europe, the tour of Russian State Circus Company, European tours of state dance company “Russian Seasons”. In the period from 1995 to 2003 they took part in organization and staging of festivals in Carcassonne, Nîmes, Orange, Annecy, Fort de France, they cooperate with Charitable Foundation named after Maris Liepa and cooperate with modern theatre and cinema stars Pierre Richard,Monica Bellucci, George Michael, Demis Roussos, Éric Serra, Ennio Morricone, Andrea Bocelli, Charles Aznavour.
“Phoebus concerts” “Phoebus concert” company was established in 1978, its leader and creator being Gilberto Peyroulet. For 30 years the company has been organizing the tours of national ballets of Mexico, Hungary, Spain, Tahiti in France, Balgium, Spain, Germany, Luxembourg, Monaco, Latin America, the South Korea, Japan and the USA; the tours of Ballet Companies of Antonio Aguilar, Antonio Gades, the Celtic Legends, the Broadway Legends, the tours of state circuses of Vietnam, Cuba, China, Russia. In the sphere of classic music the company cooperates with Jose Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of France, the Symphony Orchestra of Toulouse, the State Chorus of Bordeau, with French artists Michelle Torr , Annie Cordy, C Jérome , Linda de Suza , Herbert Léonard,Julie Piétri ,José Villamor, Jean Jacques Lafon , Les Forbans, Nicolas Peyrac, Francis Cabrel, Serge Lama, Michel Delpech, Daniel Balavoine, Michel Fugain, Jean Sébastien Lavoie , Chris.