Category: mariinsky ballet

Nadezhda Batoeva as Kitri in Don Quixote (Mari…

Nadezhda Batoeva as Kitri in Don Quixote (Mariinsky Ballet, 2017)

Nadezhda Batoeva as Effie in La Sylphide (Mari…

Nadezhda Batoeva as Effie in La Sylphide (Mariinsky Ballet)

Maria Shirinkina as Giselle in Giselle (Mariin…

Maria Shirinkina as Giselle in Giselle (Mariinsky Ballet)

Ulyana Lopatkina in The Legend of Love (Mariin…

Ulyana Lopatkina in The Legend of Love (Mariinsky Ballet)

Ulyana Lopatkina as Odette in Swan Lake (Mari…

Ulyana Lopatkina as Odette in Swan Lake (Mariinsky Ballet)

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Olga Moiseyeva and Askold Makarov, ‘Swan Lake’, 1954

So La fille mal gardée premiere at our nationa…

So La fille mal gardée premiere at our national theatre is around the corner, so I’m getting ready. Sort of.

Won’t tell who I think does this variation best, but could we all appreciate the ultimate musicality of Mathilde and Dorothée during the last fouettes section? Thank you.

Zhanna Ayupova as Aurora in The Sleeping Beaut…

Zhanna Ayupova as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty (Mariinsky Ballet)

Maria Shirinkina as Giselle in Giselle (Mariin…

Maria Shirinkina as Giselle in Giselle (Mariinsky Ballet, 2013)

Viktoria Tereshkina as Kitri, and Kimin Kim as…

Viktoria Tereshkina as Kitri, and Kimin Kim as Basilio, in Don Quixote (Mariinsky Ballet, 2017)