Grand stage



Music by Alexander Glazunov, Anatoly Lyadov, Anton Rubinstein, Dmitri Shostakovich.
Music arrangement by Alexander Tseitlin
Choreography by Asaf Messerer

Musical director and Conductor: Dmitri Jurowski
Staged by: Mikhail Messerer
Set and Costume designer: Vyacheslav Okunev
Lighting designer: Alexander Kibitkin

Premiered on 12 June 2019

"A most captivating narrative quest through the main lanes of classical dance" this is how todays critics describe Asaf Messerers "Class Concert". This one-act ballet was first staged in the mid-XX century at the Bolshoi Theatre and became a success not only in Moscow, but also abroad. Asaf Messerer showed to the audience the dancers daily work at the ballet studio. During this staged lesson, each artist from a young pupil to a Company Principal performs various traditional exercises from simple ones to the most intricate. A cascade of masterful leaps and spins turns a ballet class into an unforgettable show. NOVAT ballet company captivate the audience with their artistry under the capable guidance of Mikhail Messerer, one of the world's most prominent experts in XX century ballet art.