Stars of Russian Ballet Perform at National Gallery of Art (photos)

Dancers Anna Antonicheva and Danila Korsuntsev perform Adagio from Scheherazade
Jeff Malet
Dancers Anna Antonicheva and Danila Korsuntsev perform Adagio from Scheherazade

In conjunction with its major exhibition "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909 – 1929: When Art Danced with Music" (open thru October 6, 2013), the National Gallery of Art has been host to a variety of free open to the public dance performances in its East Building.

View our photos of dancers from Russia performing excerpts from the repertoire of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes by clicking on the photo icons below. This particular event took place on Sunday July 21. The featured perfromers were Anna Antonicheva and Maria Allash (Prima Ballerinas, Bolshoi Theatre); plus Danila Korsuntsev and Anton Korsakov (Principal Dancers, Mariinsky Theatre). You can check the NGA schedule for future dance performances at http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/exhibitions/2013/diaghilev.html

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