News: The Royal Ballet's Natalia Osipova to perform in charity gala in aid of Ukraine

Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

Russian and Ukrainian ballet dancers including the Royal Ballet’s Natalia Osipova will seek to set aside the conflict embroiling their respective governments at a much anticipated charity concert on Sunday night. The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow hosted the gala performance dubbed Ballet Without Borders on Sunday evening.

“I came to support the guys,” sad Natalia Osipova, a former Bolshoi star who joined the Royal Ballet last year, who will be performing. ”How can one refuse? I recall how terrible it was to enter a dance hall in winter and shiver.”

Read more: The Telegraph, 8 December 2014

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