Silvia Azzoni and Alexander Riabko (Hamburg Ballet) in the duet from Orpheus, music by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Igor Stravinsky, choreography, costumes, light concept by John Neumeier. Benois de la Danse Charity Gala, shot 22.5.2019, in The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.
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. 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.
Alexandre Riabko is first soloist with Hamburger Ballet. He was born in Ukraine on 1978. Oleksandr studied in Kiev Ballet School and Ballet School at Hamburg Ballet. In 1996 he joined Hamburg Ballet, becaim soloist on 1999 and first soloist on 2001.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory.