Viktoria Tereshkina as Mekhmeneh Bahnu, Yekaterina Osmolkina as Shyrin, Kimin Kim as Ferkhad, Yuri Smekalov as The Vizier in The Legend of Love, music by Arif Melnikov, choreography by Yuri Grigorovich. Shot on 19.3.2015, artistic evening of Victoria Tereshkina in Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.
Viktoria Tereshkina (Russian: Виктория Терёшкина) is principal ballerina with Mariinsky Theatre Ballet Company in St Petersburg, Russia. She has born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Viktoria graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2001, class of Marina Vasilieva. Same year she joined the Mariinsky Ballet.
Yekaterina Osmolkina (Rus. Екатерина Осмолкина) is First Soloist with Mariinsky Balllet. She was born in Kishinev (Moldova). Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Professor Inna Zubkovskaya) and joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 1999.
Kimin Kim is First Soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet. He was born in Seoul. Graduated from the Korea National University of Arts (class of Vladimir Kim and Margarita Kulik). For half a year he was a trainee with the Mariinsky Ballet. At the Mariinsky Theatre he made his debut as Ali in the ballet Le Corsaire (coached by Viktor Baranov). Since July 2012 he has been a First Soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mariinsky Theatre, special thanks to Natalia Kozhevnikova and Ekaterina Ordovskaya.