Voice of Russia Radio Features Moscow Ballet Producer Akiva Talmi!
Learn more about Moscow Ballet Producer/Founder Akiva Talmi below in a recent interview with Voice of Russia Pop Culture producer Rob Sachs! The interview was conducted following the July 17 National Press Club (NPC)Newsmakers event in Washington DC that featured legendary Russian Choreographer and Ballet Master Oleg Vinogradov—the event was presented by NPC and hosted by Akiva Talmi Presents (ATP), which produces the annual Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker tour. In this radio interview, Mr. Talmi, founder of ATP, discusses the evolution of Glasnost where ATP presented several multi-city ballet tours, as well as the state of Russian ballet, his time with defected Russian dancers and artists, and his time working with Russian ballet superstars, including Alexander Godunov.
Listen now below!
See what Moscow Ballet is doing in your city!
“Knockout! Expansive! Elegantly generous!” — New York Times — “Kids were wide-eyed with delight!”
Akiva Talmi, producer
2014 Press Releases
Moscow Ballet announces record-breaking season for the 77 city, 2 month tour, and is honored with second visit of First Family at Bethesda performances.
2013 Press Releases
Tinkering with 150 year old Nutcracker tradition…Moscow Ballet introduces Dove of Peace, magic, new costumes and schtick to Great Russian Nutcracker
Moscow Ballet takes 150 year Nutcracker tradition to a new level incorporating props, costumes, and a new level of dramatic depth.
A Dove of Peace with 20ft wingspan and Award-winning principals crown Moscow Ballet’s 2013 North American Western tour
Multi-award winning principal dancers Shatkovskaya and Tkachenko present Russian prowess and beauty on Moscow Ballet North American Western Tour of the Great Russian Nutcracker, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.
Award-winning, “Epitome of a classical ballerina,” “Flawless” and “Astounding” describe alternating principals on Moscow Ballet’s 2013 North American Eastern tour
Alternating principal dancers highlight Russian ballet prowess and beauty on Moscow Ballet North American Eastern Tour of the Great Russian Nutcracker and two performances of Swan Lake.
Award-winning teen violinists open Moscow Ballet performances in Chicago, Detroit, Fairfax, Los Angeles, Memphis, Montgomery, Minneapolis and Spokane
Eight “Musical Wunderkind” accompany Moscow Ballet principal ballerina in Saint Saen’s “Dying Swan” from Carnival of the Animals, now commonly known as the influence for Odette’s movements in Swan Lake, in 8 cities on the national tour.
Moscow Ballet brings Russian ballet and culture to over 500 Latta public school students for 2 days of interactive immersion Oct 16 and 17
Moscow Ballet presents “New Horizons–A Children's Program for Life” for over 500 Latta school students from Kindergarten through High School at the Ellis Performing Arts Center over two days.
Live, youthful voices accompany Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker performances in Baltimore, Little Rock, Minneapolis, San Antonio, Spokane and Wichita
Moscow Ballet soloist meets Kenny McPeek and and “Taken by the Storm” at Magdalena Farm. Carolina is in town to audition local kids to perform in Great Russian Nutcracker in Lexington, KY on Nov. 26th.
Photo and interview opportunity: Moscow Ballet and INVEST announce Master Class for Sage students and media reception Fri, Sept 13 4:30 pm at Russell Sage College in Troy
Moscow Ballet and INVEST (Incubator for New Ventures in Emerging Sciences and Technologies) at Russell Sage College , Troy, New York, announce a Master Class (from 2:30 to 3:50pm) taught by Moscow Ballet soloist Svetlana Todinova for Sage Colleges dance students and a media reception discussing the new partnership.
Moscow Ballet conducts Creative Development Residency with Ballet Master, 4 MB soloists and 15 local ballet students August 24 to 28
Moscow Ballet’s Anna Nekhludova, producer and choreographer Mary Talmiand Moscow Ballet soloists work 1-on-1 for 5 days with 15 local ballet students, ages 7 to 16, in Creative Development Residency creating new choreography for 2013 tour of Great Russian Nutcracker in Albany Dec 5 at the Palace Theatre.
"....200 new costumes created in St Petersburg’s oldest theatrical costume shop, hand-embellished with Swarovski crystals, and designed by Shakespearean expert Arthur Oliver; and Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) with Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) leading Masha and Prince to the “Land of Peace and Harmony.”
Talmi Entertainment presents Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet and more classic ballets in 70 markets coast to coast, providing a proven entertainment draw for casinos nationwide.
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker brings holiday spirit to life in over 70 cities this season.
Moscow Ballet’s “Musical Wunderkind” expands 2013 tour - Minneapolis Youth Chorus, Kinderchor of Spokane and other youth choirs to accompany Great Russian Nutcracker Performances
AAA members get discounted tickets to Moscow Ballet’s holiday classic the Great Russian Nutcracker in over 50 American cities from November 15 through December 31
AAA members are invited to Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker in over 50 American cities from November15 to December 31.
Ballet clásico de Moscú de la Gran Ruso Cascanueces vaya de gira en muchas ciudades en USA desde Noviembre 8 a Diciembre 31, 2013
Ballet clásico de Moscú de la Gran Ruso Cascanueces vaya de gira en muchas ciudades en USA desde Noviembre 8 a Diciembre 31, 2013.
Akiva Talmi Presents Inc. (ATP) has concluded the largest and most successful Great Russian Nutcracker tour in it's 20-year history of presenting in the US and Canada.