After 39 years, the Stuttgart Ballet Onegin overpass theater is staged again

After39years,theStuttgartBallet”Onegin”overpasstheaterisstagedagain
Sincetheopeningofthe4thChinaInternationalBalletSeasononOctober2,2019,ithaslasted1month,and5performancesand9performanceshavebeenstagedinTianqiaoTheaterandNationalGrandTheater.Asaheavyweightperformanceintheperformanceseason:JohnKranko’sversionof”Onegin”broughtbytheStuttgartGermanRegiment,stagedintheOverpassTheaterontheeveningofNovember1.Stillsof”Onegin”.Photography/WangChongweiJohnKranko’s”Onegin”overlappedinaspecialpositioninthetheaterinthesecondhalfofthe20thcentury.JohnKrankoreplacedpartofhisgreat20th-centurychoreographer.Hisskillfuluseofdoubledanceartreacheditspeakin”Onegin”.Intheplay,thethreemainsceneswhereOneginandTatyanametwereclassicdoubledances.ThefirstdoubledanceappearedwhenTatyanaandOneginmet.TheseconddoubledanceappearedinTatyana’sdream,astunningmirrordance.Inthedream,Tatyana,wholongedforlove,repeatedlywipedthemirror,andOneginreallyappearedinthemirror.Thethirddoubledanceisadoubledancefullofdespair.Attheendoftheshow,Tatiana,whowasalreadyawoman,wasstrugglingwithOnegin,whowasrepentant.Tatyanastruggledintenselywithherinneremotions.Intheend,Tatyanarefusedherloverwithpain.ItisworthmentioningthattheStuttgartBalletcanbesaidtohaveaprofoundfriendshipwithChina,andithasanindissolublebondwiththeTianqiaoTheater.In1980,theStuttgartBallet’sfirstperformanceinChinawasattheTianqiaoTheaterinBeijing.Therepertoirewasthe”Onegin”andanotherofthegroup’sfamousworks”RomeoandJuliet.”Thisversionof”Onegin”wascarefullyadaptedfromTchaikovsky’smusicalworks,butdidnotuseTchaikovsky’soperamusicofthesamenameforchoreography,insteadofreplacinghis”FourSeasons”suite,composedbyGermanyHome,pianist,harpistKurt-HeinzStoltscarefullyarrangedaccordingtotheneedsoftheplot.Intermsofclothingandsetting,theGermandesignerJurgenRosereproducedthe19thcenturyRussianscenesandclothing.Themeticulousdesignofallaspectsguaranteestheaudience’simmersivedramaviewingexperience.Stillsof”Onegin”.Photography/WangChongweiThistimewillbeStuttgart’schiefdancers,meritoriousdancersFriedmanVogel,JasonRileyandchiefdancersAlyssaBardness,AnnaOsadSchenko,ArtistssuchasJiangXiaozhen,RomanNowitzkiandothersperformedtheworld-renowneddancedramaOnegin.ItisreportedthatJohnKranko’sversionof”Onegin”fromtheStuttgartBaseballGroupinGermanywillperformattheOverpassTheaterfromNovember1sttoNovember3rd.Sauna,NightNetEditorLiuZhenWuLongzhenproofreadingLiuJun