Ksenia Ryzhkova and Matthew Golding in Don Quixote Pas de deux, music by Ludwig Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa. Weltstar Gala, shot in Volkstheater Vienna on 29.10.2017.
Ksenia Ryzhkova as a Principal Dancer with Bayerisches Staatsballett. Ksenia was born in Moscow in 1994 and started dancing at the age of six. In 2004 she became a student of the Bolshoi Academy in Moscow, where she worked with Marina Leonova amongst others. After her diploma she was engaged at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre in Moscow. In 2016/2017 Ksenia Ryzhkova joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett as a Principal.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © special thanks to Olga Esina and Kirill Kourlaev