Iana Salenko and Dinu Tamazlacaru in Spirit pdd, music by Johann Sebastian Bach, choreography by Arshak Ghalumyan. Gala des Etoiles 2015, Juwelen des Welballetts, shot on 15.th and 16th of May 2015 in Grand Théâtre Luxembourg.
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.
Dinu Tamazlacaru is Principal at Staatsballett Berlin. He was accepted to Chisinau Opera Theatre ballet school (class of Alexander Iwanow). From 2000 to 2002 at Wiener Konservatoriums (class Maxim Abzalow). From 2002 to 2006 is soloist at Berlin State Opera.
Arshak Ghalumyan is a soloist and choreographer with Staatsballett Berlin (Berlin State Ballet, Germany). He was born in Armenia. He has graduated from Armenian State Ballet School Eriwan (1993-2001 class of Hovhaness Divanyan, Garush Xunoyan, Hakob Martirosyan); Ballettschule des Hamburg Ballett (2002–2004, class Kevin Haigen, Christian Schön, Radik Zapirov).
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Grand Théâtre Luxembourg, special thanks to Georges Richette and Natascha Ipatova.