The Association of Ballet Artists of Slovenia Awards Ballet Soloist, Petar Đorčevski, and the Ljubljana Ballet Company for the Extraordinary Performance of the Ballet Doctor Zhivago by Jiříj and Otto Bubeníčk
On 17 November 2017, the Association of Ballet Artists of Slovenia in cooperation with SNG Maribor and SNG Opera in Ballet Ljubljana awarded professional awards in the field of ballet art in Slovenia.
The ballet soloist, Petar Đorčevski was rewarded for his achievements in the last two years. He received the award for his extraordinary interpretations of the roles of Viktor Kumarovsky in the ballet Doctor Zhivago in Tybalt in the ballet Romeo and Julia, both productions of SNG Opera in Ballet Ljubljana.
The Ballet Company of SNG Opera in Ballet Ljubljana was rewarded for an outstanding performance of the world premiere of the ballet Doctor Zhivago by choreographers Jiříj and Otto Bubeníčk.
Next year, the Ljubljana Ballet Company will be touring aboard with this very piece.