WTOP Mystery Newsmaker February 1 & 2

Listen this Saturday and Sunday morning during the 8am hour for the WTOP Mystery Newsmaker Contest. We’ll play the voice of someone you’ve heard in the news this week on WTOP.
Be the first caller at 855-885-1035 to correctly identify the mystery newsmaker and win a pair of tickets to see Swan Lake at the National Theatre in Washington D.C.

In February 2020, legendary Russian prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova makes her long-anticipated USA debut.  Acclaimed from London to Sydney, from Johannesburg to Paris, Kolesnikova brings together guest artists from the world’s leading ballet companies in the spellbinding St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s production of Tchaikovsky’s SWAN LAKE. As Odette-Odile, in the role that is Kolesnikova’s personal trademark, she is unique. Her Swan Queen at the London Coliseum was described by Telegraph as “truly a thing of remarkable beauty and technically flawless.”

Founded 25 years ago, St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre is famous not just for its beautiful Vaganova trained dancers, but also for its stunning full-length productions. The company travels internationally performing classical masterpieces from its repertoire including GiselleDon QuixoteLa BayadereRomeo and JulietteThe Nutcracker, and Sleeping Beauty. The company commits to over 200 performances every year.

And now, following sold-out seasons abroad, the globally lauded St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre (SPBT) make its USA debut in Washington on stage of the National Theatre. See prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova, the St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre, guest artists, and the timeless production of Tchiakovsky’s SWAN LAKE. Seen just once, it will be a night remembered forever.

For tickets and more information visit thenationaldc.com

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