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[Notice of casting change] Mariinsky Ballet Japan tour (May 20)

We have received the news that Yekaterina Kondaurova, who was to appear in "Jewels" on November 26 and in "Swan Lake" (as Odette and Odile) on December 6, will be unable to participate in the Japan tour due to injury; and that Maria Shirinkina, who was to appear in "Jewels" on November 26 and in "Legend of Love" (as Shireen) on November 28, will be unable to participate in the Japan tour due to the circumstances of the theatre.

Accordingly, some changes will be made to the originally announced casting of the Mariinsky Ballet 2015 tour. We ask for your kind understanding.

*Jewels
Emerald: Maria Shirinkina --> Yana Selina
Ruby: Yekaterina Kondaurova --> Yekaterina Chebykina

*The Legend of Love
Nov. 27 Alina Somova --> Kristina Shapran
Nov. 28 Maria Shirinkina --> Alina Somova

*Swan Lake
Dec. 6 Yekaterina Kondaurov --> Viktoria Tereshkina

We sincerely apologize to those who were looking forward to the performances of Ms. Kondaurova and Ms. Shirinkina. We will be grateful for your understanding.

For further details, please see the special Japan Tour website.
Japan Tour Special Site

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The Mariinsky Ballet Japan Tour 2015
Japan Tour Special Site

Tchaikovsky: JEWELS
Nov. 26 (Thu.) 18:30 Bunkyo Civic Hall
Merikov: The Legend of Love
Nov. 27 (Fri.) 18:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Nov. 28 (Sat.) 13:00 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
Nov. 30 (Mon.) 18:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Dec. 1 (Tue.) 18:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Dec. 2 (Wed.) 13:00 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Dec. 4 (Fri.) 18:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Dec. 5 (Sat.) 12:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Dec. 5 (Sat.) 18:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Dec. 6 (Sun.) 13:00 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan