July 7, 2008
DIANA VISHNEVA TO WITHDRAW
FROM PERFORMANCE OF
GISELLE, JULY 11
Nina Ananiashvili and Jose Manuel Carreño to Perform Lead Roles
Due to injury, Diana Vishneva has been forced to withdraw from her performance in the title role of Giselle on Friday, July 11, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.
Principal Dancer Nina Ananiashvili will replace Vishneva in the title role dancing opposite Jose Manuel Carreño as Albrecht.
American Ballet Theatre’s 2008 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House continues through July 12. For tickets and information, please call 212-362-6000 or visit ABT’s website at www.abt.org.