Olga Esina (Rus. Ольга Есина) and Eno Peci in the Hush (Uraufführung), music by Max Richter, choreography by Eno Peci. Weltstar Gala, organised by Kirill Kourlaev and Olga Esina, shot on 13.10.2018 in Volkstheater Vienna.
Olga Esina (in Russian Ольга Есина) is currently Prima ballerina with Vienna State Ballet. She was born 1986 in St. Petersburg, Russia. At the age of five she began to study ballet. In 1996 at the age of 10 she entered the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. Her dance studies from 1996 to 2004 were there. Her first teachers at the Academy were D. Lebedeva, N. Alexandrova, V. Tsiruliova and later L. Kovaliova. In 2006 she joined as a principal dancer of the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper, and in 2010 she was appointed as the first soloist (=prima ballerina) of the Vienna State Ballet.
Eno Peci is a Soloist of the Ballett with Wiener Staatsoper. He was born in Tirana (Albania). He was educated at the Ballet Academy of Tirana and at the Ballet School of the Wiener Staatsoper. In 2000 he joined the Ballet of the Wiener Staatsoper. In 2003 he was appointed Demi-soloist and in 2009 Soloist of the Ballett with Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper. In 2009 he started his career as a choreographer.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © special thanks to Olga Esina and Kirill Kourlaev