Kateryna is a sweeping tale of love and war featuring over fifty passionate and skilled dancers and choristers

Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, VIC, Australia
136 100


Mesmerizing Canadian folk-opera ballet to be toured across

For Immediate Release                               
December 31, 2007   

Sydney Performance

Thursday, March 27, 2008 – 7:30 pm
University of New South Wales – Science Theatre
Tickets: Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com.au or phone 136 100

Melbourne Performances (2)

Saturday, March 29, 2008 – 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 30, 2008 – 1:30 pm matinee
The National TheatreCnr.Barkly and Carlisle Streets, St. Kilda
Tickets: Ticketek - www.ticketek.com.au or phone 132 849

Adelaide Performance

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 – 7:30 pm
Her Majesty’s Theatre - King William Street, Adelaide
Tickets: Bass - www.bass.net.au or phone 131 246

Perth Performance

Saturday, April 5, 2008 – 1:30 pm matinee
University of Western Australia – Octagon Theatre
Tickets: BOCS – www.bocsticketing.com.au or phone 9484 1133                                                                               
From March 27, 2008 – April 5, 2008, “Kateryna” will be performed across , with performances in Sydney , Melbourne , Adelaide , and Perth . Australian audiences will have the opportunity to experience the stirring and emotional performances of this folk-opera ballet, a joint production created by Ukrainian ballet master Serguei Makarov and composer Yevhen Dosenko featuring over fifty passionate and skilled dancers and choristers from Canada’s dazzling Suzirya Ukrainian Dance Theatre of Calgary and the Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton.
“Kateryna” is a sweeping tale of love and war that is presented in a fusion of music, folk traditions, dazzling costumes, and skilled technical expertise in acrobatics, ballet, and folk dance. A handsome Cossack captures Kateryna’s heart. Enchanted by their newfound love, they dance a pas de deux expressing their inseparable devotion and growing passion. Ceremoniously celebrated by the young women of the village, the love between Kateryna and the Cossack holds the promise of future life. Tragically, the sounds of war burst forth in the distance, and the couple’s idyll is interrupted…
 ‘We were very excited and privileged to share this unique production with Calgary and Edmonton audiences. Many in the audience s

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