The National Ballet prepares for its first tour of Russia

The National Ballet prepares for its first tour of Russia

National Ballet of Canada artistic director Karen Kain says she believes the company’s upcoming tour of Russia will show how art can “transcend politics.” The tour will visit Moscow and St. Petersburg from Oct. 15 – 19.
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