The Rudolf Nureyev Festival this year starts on May 13 and ends on the 30th. The program has 14 performances. The festival will be opened with the premiere ballet “Corsair”, which in different composition of dancers will go two nights in a row. Two more festival days will be devoted to the contemporary guest choreography of the ballet Radio & Juliet and Quatro. The gala concert will feature contemporary performances by the soloists of the Kazan Opera and Ballet Theater, Amanda Gomez and Carvalho Wagner “All Wind” and the suite “Fragments”, specially created for the XXXII Rudolf Nureyev Festival for a compiled tune for 8 participants of the Kazan ballet troupe. Andris Liepa, by the way, will be the second time director of the gala-concerts of the Rudolf Nureyev Festival.