2018 Creation

Piece for 5 dancers
Choreography Angelin Preljocaj
Music E. Cooley & O. Blackwell, P.I. Tchaïkovski
Sound creation 79D
Costumes Marie Blaudie
Lighting Éric Soyer
Assistant to the artistic direction Youri Aharon Van den Bosch
Choreologist Dany Lévêque
Dancers Ballet Preljocaj Mirea Delogu, Antoine Dubois, Nuriya Nagimova
Dancers Opéra National de Bordeaux Anna Gueho, Alice Leloup
Commissioned by Festival Diaghilev (Saint-Petersbourg)
Production Ballet Preljocaj an Opéra National de Bordeaux within the framework of the partnership
Duration 13 min
Premiered on 27 November 2018 at Festival Diaghilev (Saint-Petersbourg)

On the occasion of the bicentennial anniversary of the birth of Marius Petipa, Angelin Preljocaj was commissioned by the Diaghilev Festival in St Petersburg to imagine a new creation in tribute to the choreographer.

In this work, Angelin Preljocaj plunges into the choreographer’s imagination when he had the idea of creating his famous Swan Lake.

With this choreographic wink, he amuses himself going back and forth between our time and the past of Imperial Russia.
Ghost evokes for Angelin Preljocaj the trace left in our collective unconscious by the great figures of artistic creation. A ‘phantom’ existence in the poetic sense of the term.