Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More, music by Lhasa de Sela, choreography by Raimondo Rebeck. Shot at Gala Dance Open 2016 on 25.4.2016 in Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.

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Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

Iana Salenko and Marian Walter in Not Any More by Raimondo Rebeck

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Iana Salenko  is Principal Dancer with Staatsballett Berlin. She was born in 1983 in Kiev. From 1995 Iana attended the Pisarev Ballet School in Donezk an graduated in 2000 as a professional dancer. She danced from 2000-2002 at the Donezk Opera House as a soloist and then as a principal dancer at the National Opera in Kiev. In 2005 joined the Berlin State Ballet where she is now first soloist.

Marian Walter is First Soloist with Berlin State Ballet. He graduated on 2000 from Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin. Marian was employed 2000-2002 by Bayerisches Staatsballett München; 2002 Ballett der Staatsoper Unter den Linden; 2004 Demi-Solotänzer with Staatsballett Berlin; 2005-2010 Soloist, from 2010 First Soloist.

Lhasa de Sela (September 27, 1972 – January 1, 2010), also known by the mononym Lhasa, was an American-born singer-songwriter who was raised in Mexico and the United States, and divided her adult life between Canada and France. Her first album, La Llorona, went platinum in Canada and brought Lhasa a Félix Award and a Juno Award. Following this success, Lhasa toured with Lilith Fair, then joined her sisters in a French circus troupe, contributing her husky voice to the musical backdrop. She lived in Marseille and began to write more songs, then moved back to Montreal and produced a second album, The Living Road. Once again, she toured in support of her album, and she collaborated with other musicians on their projects. During this time, BBC Radio 3 honored her as the best world music artist of the Americas in 2005. She published a book about her impressions of life on the road. Lhasa recorded a third album, titled Lhasa, but she was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 around the time it was released. She endured severe treatments but these did not halt the illness. She died on New Year’s Day 2010. A memorial program of her music was put together in January 2012, performed in Montreal by artists who had worked with her.

Raul Raimondo Rebeck was born in Berlin, where he studied at the Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin with Prof. Martin Puttke. After school he joined in 1987 the Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, already promoted in his second season to a Principal Dancer. From 1996-2004 he worked as a Principal Dancer at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. From 2005-2008 he took over the position as a First ballet master and associate artistic director at the Aalto Ballett Theater Essen/ Germany.

His duett „Not any more“ was chosed by Vladimir Malakhov for the Big Season Opening Gala in the Staatsoper Berlin 2009.

Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.

 

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