Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky (Rus. Дмитрий Соболевский) as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev (Rus. Алексей Бабаев) as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana. Ballet by John Neumeier after Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, music by Lera Auerbach. A commission by The Hamburg Ballet, the Hamburg State Opera and the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre. Musical Director Felix Korobov. Shot on 5.11.2014, main rehearsal in Stanislavsky Theatre.

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky as Eugene Onegin and Aleksey Babaev as Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana

Dmitry Sobolevsky (Rus. Дмитрий Соболевский) is leading soloist with Stanislavsky Ballet. He was born in the city of Norilsk, near Krasnoyarsk. He got formal education from Krasnoyarsk State Ballet School 2001-2010. After the graduation, he joined Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre (2010 — 2012) and then Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre (since 2012).

Aleksey Babaev (Rus. Алексей Бабаев) dancer with Stanislavsky Ballet. Alex was born in Moscow, but when he was 11 month old  he moved to America with his parents. He received he’s training at Academy of Int’l Ballet, PA and but graduated from Kirov Ballet Academy in Washington DC. For one year he was with Pennsylvania Ballet, and then he went to Russia and joined Stanislavsky Ballet.

Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, special thanks Irina Gorbunova. 

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