Timur Askerov (Rus. Тимур Аскеров) in Paquita Grand Pas, music by Ludwig Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, revival by Lidia Tiuntina, Pyotr Gusev and Georgy Konishchev. Shot on 19.3.2015, artistic evening of Victoria Tereshkina in Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.
Timur Askerov (Rus. Тимур Аскеров) is first soloist with Mariinsky Ballet. Born in Baku (Azerbaijan). Graduated from the Baku School of Dance in 2008. The same year, he joined the Azerbaijan State Academic Mirza Fatali Akhundov Opera and Ballet Theatre. From 2009–2011 he worked at the National Academic Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine. Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2011.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mariinsky Theatre, special thanks to Natalia Kozhevnikova and Ekaterina Ordovskaya.