Silvia Azzoni and Remi Wörtmeyer in Sylvia, Leo Delibes, choreography by John Neumeier. Dance Open 2015 Gala Concert, shot on 27.4.2015 in Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg.
Silvia Azzoni is the Principal with Hamburg Ballet. She was born 1973 in Turin, Italy. She studied at the Baletna Skola in Turin and Hamburg Ballet School, where her teachers were Dragica Zach, Marianne Kruuse, Ilse Wiedmann and Kevin Haigen. In 1993 she joined the Hamburg Ballet, in 1996 she became a soloist and in 2001 a principal dancer. Her husband is Alexandre Riabko, a ballet dancer.
Remi Wörtmeyer is principal with Dutch National Ballet (HET Nationale Ballet) and choreographer. Remi Wörtmeyer was born in Australia, Adelaide. He joined the Dutch National Ballet in 2010 as a grand sujet and was promoted to soloist the following year. He trained at the Australian Ballet School and went on to dance with The Australian Ballet in Melbourne and with American Ballet Theatre in New York for a year. From 2013, January 1st, Remi is a principal dancer with the Dutch National Ballet.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Dance Open and Alexandrinsky Theatre, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.