Coppelia

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Coppelia

Descripción

BALLET IN THREE ACTS (1870)
LIBRETTO BY CHARLES NUITTER AND ARTHUR SAINT-LÉON
TEATRO COLÓN PRODUCTION

In the vigorous version by Cuban choreographer Enrique Martínez, the story of the doll that changes the lives of a couple of villagers. Mysterious Coppelius inhuman creature makes the villager Franz fall in love to such an extent that he walks away from his girlfriend Swanilda, who must emulate a doll in order to get him out of his confusion and get their lives back.

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DIRECTOR OF THE PERMANENT BALLET

Paloma Herrera

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she began her training with Olga Ferri and graduated with the highest qualification at Teatro Colón Institute of Advanced Studies in Art.

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Permanent Ballet

The Permanent Ballet of the Teatro Colón was born of the concern that in the nineteenth century arises in Buenos Aires to have national artists who satiate the thirst for ballet awakened by the visit of countless foreign companies. It was in 1925 when the company's debut was realized.

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GUEST CONDUCTOR

Martin West

Born in Bolton, England, he studied mathematics at Cambridge University before turning to music. He trained at the St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

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Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra

Created in 1946 with the name of "Municipal Theater Symphony Orchestra", it was the first exclusively symphonic official orchestra of the city of Buenos Aires. Its first regular directors were the teachers Lamberto Baldi and Jaime Pahissa.

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CHOREOGRAPHER

Enrique Martínez

Born in Havana, Cuba, in 1926. He was trained in his home country by teachers as great as Alicia Alonso and later in New York with Igor Schwesoff. He was hired by the ABT-American Ballet Theatre when Lucia Chase, director of the company, saw him dance with a Cuban company.

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REVIVALIST CHOREOGRAPHER

Dalal Achcar

Ballet teacher, choreographer, artistic director and producer, she was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She trained in her country and then perfected her skills as a dancer in Paris, New York and London.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Karina Olmedo

She began her studies at the age of 8 at the Argentine National School of Dance and independently with Gloria Kazda. At the age of 14 she entered the Teatro Colón Institute of Advanced Studies in Art and then the Permanent Ballet.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Nadia Muzyca

She studied with Lidia Segni and at Teatro Colón’s Instituto Superior de Arte. She was part of Julio Bocca’s Ballet Argentino, who chose her as his partner in Pulsations. She was principal dancer of the Ballet Estable del Teatro Argentino de La Plata until 2004.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Macarena Giménez

She studied at Teatro Colón’s Instituto Superior de Arte with masters such as Olga Ferri, Haichi Akamine, Sara Reszotko and Ricardo Rivas. Prepared by Ferri, she was admitted to the Ballettschule Hamburg, Germany.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Federico Fernández

He began his studies in 1998 with Katty Gallo and Raul Candal. That year he entered the ISATC and was part of Julio Bocca’s Ballet Sub 16. At age fourteen, he was invited to join the Ballet Argentino and toured with Alessandra Ferri.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Juan Pablo Ledo

He started studying with Wasil Tupin and Lucia Wurst. At age fifteen he entered Teatro Colón’s Instituto Superior de Arte, then Julio Bocca’s Ballet Argentino and, at age 21, Teatro San Martín’s Ballet Contemporáneo. In 2004 he joined Teatro Colón Permanent Ballet.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Maximiliano Iglesias

Born in Tigre (Buenos Aires), he began his studies at the age of 10 at Julio Bocca Foundation with teachers such as Patricia Carraro, Silvia Bazilis, Raul Candal, Katty Gallo, Ricardo Rivas and Daniel Negroni.

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PRINCIPAL DANCER

Alejandro Parente

He studied at Teatro Colón’s Instituto Superior de Arte and with several teachers, especially, under the tutelage of Rada Eichenbaum.

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