The world premiere of the contemporary ballet Beatrice staged by Mariam Alexidze will be held on the big stage of the Shota Rustaveli Theater on May 19 under the sponsorship of the Italian Embassy in Georgia and VTB Bank.
Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet and the Giorgi Aleksidze Foundation will be joining a series of international events marking 700 years since the death of Dante Alighieri, renowned Italian scholar and philosopher.
Under the direction of Professor David Masiashvili, who is the author of the idea and concept, the choreographer Mariam Alexidze staged the author’s contemporary ballet «Beatrice». The production features original music composed by Dario Marianelli - Oscar and Golden Globe Award-winning Italian composer. The music will be performed in the bill by Tbilisi State Chamber Orchestra “Georgian Sinfonietta”. In the leading role of Beatrice will be principal dancer of the troupe Mariam Darchia.