Ekaterina Borchenko (Rus. Екатерина Борченко) as Odette-Odile and Victor Lebedev (Rus. Виктор Лебедев) as Prince Siegfried. Queen Zvezdana Martina; Vladimir Tsal as Evil Genius, Valeria Zapasnikova, Anna Naumenko and Andrey Yakhnyuk in pas de trois. Swan Lake Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky, Asaf Messerer, revised by Mikhail Messerer. Shot on 15.4.2015 in Mikhailovsky Theatre, St. Petersburg.
Ekaterina Borchenko (Rus. Екатерина Борченко) is prima ballerina with Mikhailovsky Ballet. She was born in Leningrad in 1982. Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. In 2000-2003, was principal dancer of the Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre. In 2003-2007, was principal dancer of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belorussia, Minsk. Borchenko is also honored Artist of Russia. She joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet in 2008.
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.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and mr Mikhail Messerer, special thanks Valeria Derkach and Darina Timofeeva.