CONTACTS

VONY SARFATI
Director, Production Department
vsarfati@productions-sarfati.fr

ÉLODIE DESSERTENNE GALIN
Coordinator, Production Department
egalin@productions-sarfati.fr

ISABELLE DEVILLE
Communication Manager
ideville@productions-sarfati.fr

UKRAINIAN NATIONAL BALLET
PROMÉTHÉE ORCHESTRA

THE SNOW QUEEN
French creation

Ballet in two acts

Based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen

Aniko Rekhviashvili, Oleksiy Baklan | libretto and choreography
Oleksiy Baklan, Viktor Ishchuk | music (musical arrangements of works by Grieg, Massenet, Offenbach, J. Strauss, Berlioz)
Stanislav Petrovskyi | sets
Natalia Kucheria | costumes
Igor Samarets | lights

INTERPRETERS

Natalia Matsak, Tetiana Lozova, Kateryna Kurchenko, Sergii Kryvokon, Yaroslav Tkachuk, Oleksandr Skulkin | solistes


Corps de Ballet of the Ukrainian National Opera


Orchestre Prométhée


Sergii Golubnychyi | conductor

ABOUT THE SHOW

The return of the Ukrainian National Opera Ballet and the magical Snow Queen based on Andersen for the Christmas and New Year period.

The visit by the ballet and orchestra of the National Opera of Ukraine in December 2022 was one of the highlights of recent seasons of TranscenDanses The artists, teams and audiences were overwhelmed with emotion at every performance. Despite the difficult living and working conditions, the company is making a special return to Paris for the festive season with The Snow Queen, a ballet in two acts based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

Written in 1844, The Snow Queen still fascinates young and old audiences worldwide. The numerous international adaptations have only added to the popularity of this beautiful story, written in just five days! Based on the original tale, this choreographic version by Aniko Rekhviashvili relates a story of friendship and bravery as young Gerda embarks on an epic journey to find her friend. An initiatory and philosophical experience, The Snow Queen promises an evening of magic, action and suspense in snowy settings and magical costumes. A festive and family show, an enchantment for all ages!

Gerda and Kay, two childhood friends, live peacefully in their snowy village. One day, Kai receives a fragment of an evil mirror that makes him cold and insensitive, like ice. Gerda powerlessly attends to his transformation. When he disappears, the girl starts a long journey, filled with adventure and encounters, to find her friend. Her unfailing determination leads her to the coldest parts of the northern kingdom, beyond the Arctic Circle, where the mysterious Snow Queen lives in her ice palace…

Co-production with the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

CONTACTS

VONY SARFATI
Director, Production Department
vsarfati@productions-sarfati.fr

ÉLODIE DESSERTENNE GALIN
Coordinator, Production Department
egalin@productions-sarfati.fr

ISABELLE DEVILLE
Communication Manager
ideville@productions-sarfati.fr