Spartacus adagio by Irina Perren (Ирина Перрен) and Marat Schemiunov. Music by Aram Khachaturian, choreography by Georgy Kovtun. Olavinlinna Ballet Gala by Dance Open, shot on 20.07.2014.
Irina Perren is principal ballerina with Mikhailovsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia. She has born in 1980 in Leningrad (St Petersburg), in 1998 she graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy. The same year joined the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Marat Shemiunov is principal danseur with Mikhailovsky Theatre, St Patersburg. He was born in Leningrad (St Petersburg) in 1983, he graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of professor Yury Tsvetkov) in 2001 and the same year joined the Mikhailovsky Theatre in 2001.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography© with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.