Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle, music by Adolphe Adam. Choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa. Irina Kosheleva as Myrtha, Anna Novosyolova as Mother. Shot on 14.9.2014 in Mikhailovsky Theatre.

Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Zvezdana Martina as Princes fianceé

Anna Novosyolova as Mother

Irina Kosheleva as Myrtha

Irina Kosheleva as Myrtha

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova and Victor Lebedev in Giselle

Angelina Vorontsova (Rus. Анжелина Воронцова) is a principal with Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg. She was born in Voronezh, in 2003-2008 she studied at the Voronezh State Ballet School in the class of M. Leonkina. In 2008, she entered the Moscow State Ballet Academy (N. Arkhipova’s class). In 2009, she graduated from the Moscow Ballet Academy and joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. She rehearsed with Nikolay Tsiskaridze, who also was her first partner in the performances at the Bolshoi Theatre. She made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in the premiere of the ballet The Curse of the House of Usher choreographed by Vladimir Vasiliev. In July 2013, she joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.

Victor Lebedev (Rus. Виктор Лебедев) is currently principal with Mikhailovsky Ballet. He was born in 1991 in St Petersburg, he graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy (class of M. Enikeyev) in 2010 and the same year joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.

Cast

Angelina Vorontsova as Giselle and Victor Lebedev as Prince (Count)
Irina Kosheleva as Myrtha
Veronika Ignatyeva and Andrey Yakhnyuk as peasants
Anna Novosyolova as Mother
Andrey Kasyanenko as Gamekeeper
Tatiana Miltseva and Valeria Zapasnikova as Wilis
Zvezdana Martina as Princes fianceé

Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and mr Mikhail Messerer, special thanks Valeria Derkach.

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