Olga Smirnova (Ольга Смирнова) in The Swan, music by Camille Saint Saens, choreography by Mikhail Fokine. Cellist Boris Andrianov, pianist Petr Chuknov. Shot in the State Kremlin Palace (Moscow, Russia) on 15.10.2016, Kremlin Gala 2016.
Olga Smirnova (Rus. Ольга Смирнова) is Prima Ballerina with Bolshoi Theatre Ballet. She was born in St. Petersburg. In 2011 she graduated from Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, St. Petersburg, Lyudmila Kovaleva’s (Rus. Людмила Ковалева) class and joined the Ballet Company of the Bolshoi Theater. Marina Kondratieva (Марина Кондратьева) became her teacher-repetiteur.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the State Kremlin Palace, Kremlin Gala production company, special thanks ms. Alisa Aslanova.