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Ballet School of La Scala's Academy Show

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Ph. Annachiara DiStefano
15, 17 May

Students of the Ballet School of the Teatro alla Scala Academy

Teatro alla Scala Academy Orchestra


Director Frédéric Olivieri

Conductor Piero Mianiti
Violin Giovanni Andrea Zanon
Violin Paloma Martin
Violin Da Won Ghang
Cello Sofia Bellettini
Lights Andrea Giretti



Created by Frédéric Olivieri

Music, Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto for two violins and orchestra in D minor BWV 1043


Paloma Martin, violin

Da Won Ghang, violin

Choreography assistants: Jean-Philippe Halnaut, Walter Madau, Leonid Nikonov, Tatiana Nikonova, Giulia Rossitto, Elisa Scala, Maurizio Vanadia, Paola Vismara


Choreography Matteo Levaggi

(reconstruction from the 2007 version for the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève)

Music, Johann Sebastian Bach

from Suite n. 1 in G major for cello solo BWV 1007

Movements: Prélude, Sarabande, Allemande


Sofia Bellettini, cello

Federico Sangalli, costumes

Canone allegro

Choreography and costumes Valentino Zucchetti

Music, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

from Concerto in E minor for violin ancheorchestra, Op. 64

First movement: Allegro molto appassionato


Giovanni Andrea Zanon, violino

Choreography assistant: Walter Madau


Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

Choreography revived by Patricia Neary

Music, Pëtr Il'ič Čajkovskij

Serenade for strings orchestra in C major, Op. 48


Choreography assistants: Assistenti alla coreografia: Paola Vismara, Jean-Philippe Halnaut, Maurizio Vanadia, Tatiana Nikonova


The performance of "Serenade", choreography by George Balanchine© The George Balanchine Trust, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with the George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Service standards established and provided by the Trust.

The young Ballet School students become acquainted with the great masters of the classical, modern and contemporary repertoires. To these aspiring young artists, dancing at the Teatro alla Scala means something more than simply putting their technical and interpretive skills to the test: it means having an educational and professional experience of the highest level on a much dreamed-of-stage.