Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition New York

March 25 – 30, 2018

Suite en Blanc, choreographed by Serge Lifar, will be part of the Senior category Compulsory Repertoire for VKIBC 2018. Furthermore, under the artistic authority of Charles Jude, former Etoile of the Paris Opera, the Lifar Foundation has very generously decided to financially reward with a grant those dancers who will perform the piece in an exceptional manner.

Claire Teisseyre won the prize Serge Lifar 2018 at the VKIBC competition in New York.


Carlson / Cherkaoui / Lifar

October 18 to 26, 2017

Opéra National de Bordeaux

If to leave is to Remember / Faun / Suite en blanc


If to Leave is to Remember
Pièce pour 12 danseurs
Chorégraphie, Carolyn Carlson
Musique, Philip Glass, (Quatuor n°3 Mishima)
Lumières, Guillaume Bonneau

Pièce créée le 13 octobre 2009 au Sadler’s Wells de Londres.
Entrée au répertoire.
Chorégraphie, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Musique, Claude Debussy et Nitin Sawhney (musique additionnelle)
Costumes, Hussein Chalayan
Lumières, Adam Carrée

Suite en blanc
Ballet créé le 23 juillet 1943 à l’Opéra de Paris
Chorégraphie, Serge Lifar
Musique, Edouard Lalo (extraits de Namouna)
Lumières, François Saint-Cyr

Lifar / Kylián / Forsythe

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre

7, 8 et 9 july 2017

  • Suite en Blanc by Serge Lifar
  • Petite Mort by Jiri Kylian
  • The Second Detail by William Forsythe

Suite en blanc by Serge Lifar was created in 1943 to the music of Édouard Lalo – an abstract ballet that became a symbol of neo-classical style in choreography. Suite en blanc requires both elegance and virtuosity of performance. With this ballet I wanted to present the whole Stanislavsky Ballet Company at its best. At the same time I wanted our soloists to work on specific things as this choreography demands exceptional musicality and technical skills. (Laurent Hilaire)