Kristina Shapran (Кристина Шапран) as Medora and Andrey Kasyanenko (Андрей Касьяненко) as Conrad in Le Corsaire. Music by Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo, Pyotr Oldenburg. Choreography by Pyotr Gusev, based on Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa, revised by Farukh Ruzimatov. Shot on 5.6.2014 at Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Andrey Kasyanenko (rus. Андрей Касьяненко) is currently the first soloist with Mikhailovsky Ballet. He graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy. In 2004-2008, he was a principal dancer of the Boris Eifman Ballet Theatre. In 2008 he joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.
Kristina Shapran (rus. Кристина Шапран) is graduated from the Vaganova State Academy of Russian Ballet in 2011. Soloist of the Stanislavsky Ballet Company since 2011, principal with Mikhailovsky since 2014.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and mr Mikhail Messerer, special thanks Valeria Derkach.