Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in Third Symphony, music by Gustav Mahler, choreography by John Neumeier. Benois de la Danse 2016 Laureates Gala, shot on 17.5.2016 in Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.

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Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

Silvia Azzoni and Alexandre Riabko in the Third Symphony

See all pieces in full from Benois de la Danse 2016 Laureates Gala

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.

Alexandre Riabko is first soloist with Hamburger Ballet. He was boorn in Ukraine on 1978. Oleksandr studied in Kiev Ballet School and Ballet Schoool 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 and Regina Nikiforova. 

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