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This is my fav person in history of ballet. I like the underdog and think he is the greatest underdog of all. He created the swan queen in Swan Lake. I wonder why the manager of the imperial theatre in St Petersburg Ivan Vsevolovsky asked him to create a tribute to Tchaikovsky after his death rather than Maurice Petipa. Health? Also one critic said something to effect that his choreography is not changed. Like rewriting bible. Is this the greatest tribute and true? Why? I don't think there is room for change. Only person I get emotional about. Euan
Swan Lake run opened tonight, with Oxana Skorik as Odette/Odile, and Timur Askerov as Prince Siegfried. We had a few snippets with them (so a couple of photo opportunities, before the main rehearsal run with Yulia Stepanova and Xander Parish in the leads (they perform in the Saturday matinee) Here are a couple of sample photos from DanceTabs: Oxana Skorik & Timur Akerov (as Odette & Prince Siegfried) © Dave Morgan. Courtesy of DanceTabs / Flickr Yulia Stepanova and Xander Parish (as Odette & Prince Siegfried) © Dave Morgan. Courtesy of DanceTabs / Flickr Yulia Stepanova and Xander Parish (as Odette & Prince Siegfried) © Dave Morgan. Courtesy of DanceTabs / Flickr See more... Set from DanceTabs - Mariinsky Ballet: Swan Lake Courtesy of DanceTabs / Flickr