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30 JUNE 2017

Magical evening at ROH with Mariinsky ballet

UPD The auction is closed. We send the winners our best regards and tickets to the ballet with Vladimir. Congratulations from all of us at Gift of Life! 

Silent charity auction in aid of Gift of Life

AN EVENING OF BALLET WITH VLADIMIR SHKLYAROV, A ROYAL OPERA HOUSE GUEST ARTIST AND A PRINCIPAL OF THE MARIINSKY BALLET

You and a guest will be treated to tickets to one of the great performances of the Mariinsky Ballet starring Vladimir Shklyarov at Royal Opera House. You will also enjoy a fascinating backstage tour with autographs and a photo session with Vladimir. The lot also includes an amazing book by photographer Alexander Gulyaev, who captured some truly breathtaking moments of Vladimir’s dancing.

To be taken on dates mutually agreed by all parties, during the 2017 Mariinsky Ballet Summer Season: http://www.roh.org.uk/about/mariinsky

To choose one of the following dates and performances:

  • 26 July, 7:30pm – Don Quixote
  • 31 July, 7:30pm – Swan Lake
  • 8 August, 7:30pm – ‘Contrasts’: Carmen Suite, Infra, Paquita Grand Pas
  • 11 August, 7:30pm – La Bayadère

The starting bid is £500. A higher bid maximizes your chance of winning.

To place your bid, please send an email themed Mariinsky ballet to: marina@giftoflife.eu

On that email, we expect your full name, contact details, your bid and preferred date of the performance to be included. The winner will be selected upon the highest bid by midnight on 14 July and notified by email. If two or more bids equal the highest bid, the lot shall be awarded to the bid received first. We will ask to proceed with payment cheque or bank transfer in a timely manner to secure the lot. Good luck!

All proceeds from this lot will go towards helping children with cancer in Gift of Life’s care. The lot is kindly donated by Vladimir Shklyarov and The Mariinsky Ballet.

Includes 2 tickets to the performance, a backstage tour and the book. Flights, travel and accommodation in London are not included.