Baltic Сharity Ball program.
September 22d, 2018, „Ziemeļblāzma” Riga

19.30 - 20.30

Reception accompanied by a string quartet.

20.35

Grand Opening.
Symphony orchestra conducted by Andrei Lebedev (Russia) and Jelgava Big Band conducted by Raitis Asmanis. Hosts of the Ball: famous ballet dancer, actress, TV host and board member of the Maris Liepa Charitable Foundation Ilze Liepa (Russia); actor, world known opera stage director and entrepreneur Andrei Zagars (Latvia).

20.40 - 21.00

Opening ceremony. Debutante couples enter the dance floor to the tune of Karl Ziehrer’s polonaise , choreography by Andrei Chitu (Austria).

21.00 -21.05

Adagio from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan lake” by principal dancers of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre Natalia Somova and Georgi Smilevski (Russia)

21.05 - 21.15

Welcoming speech

21.15 - 21.30

Waltz of the debutants. Dance floor opens to all to the tune of the “Waltz of Flowers” from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s ballet “The Nutcracker”.
Beginning of the dance program.

21.35 – 21.40

Duet from the ballet “Phantom ball” by Chopin, choreography by D. Bryantsev. Natalia Somova and Georgi Smilevski.

21.45- 22.00

Continuation of the dance program.

22.05 - 22.30

Gala concert: soloist of the Bolshoi theatre soprano Dinara Alieva (Russia), soloist of the Vienna State Opera tenor Carlos Osuna (Mexico). Conductor – maestro Andrei Lebedev (Russia).

22.30 - 22.45

Continuation of the dance program.

22.45-22.50

Performance by world famous Russian accordion player Aydar Gaynullin

22.55-23.00

Show dance by Latvian Champions in Ballroom Dancing Egrars Linis & Eliza Angane (Latvia).

23.00-23.20

Russian midnight quadrille. Master class by Andrei Chitu

23.25 - 00.00

Continuation of the dance program accompanied by Jelgava Big Band

00.05- 00.10

Viennese quadrille. Master class by Andrei Chitu

00.10- 00.40

Continuation of the dance program.

00.40- 00.50

Performance by world famous Russian accordion player Aydar Gaynullin

00.50 – 01.00

Surprise for the guests of the Ball

01.00-01.05

Show dance by Latvian Champions in Ballroom Dancing Egrars Linis & Eliza Angan

01.10-01.55

Continuation of the dance program.

02.00

End of the Ball

* P.S. There might be changes in the program