Swan Lake, music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, choreography by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky, Asaf Messerer revised by Mikhail Messerer. Conductor Igor Tomashevsky. Shot in the Mikhailovsky Theatre 27.1.2018.
- Anastasia Soboleva (Rus. Анастасия Соболева) as Odette-Odile
- Victor Lebedev (Rus. Виктор Лебедев) as Prince Siegfried
- Mikhail Venshchikov (Rus. Михаил Венщиков) as The Evil Genius
- Tatiana Miltseva (Rus. Татьяна Мильцева), Irina Zhalovskaya (Rus. Ирина Жаловская) and Andrey Yakhnyuk (Rus. Андрей Яхнюк) in Pas de trois
Anastasia Soboleva (Rus. Анастасия Соболева) is currently first soloist with Mikhailovsky ballet. In 2001-2003, Nastya studied at the Kiev State Ballet School (classes of Zoya Dolgikh and Tatyana Tayakina). In 2010, she graduated from the Moscow State Ballet Academy (classes of Irina Syrova, Natalya Revitch, Marina Leonova). As a graduate, she joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company, where she has had Nina Semizorova and Ludmila Semenyaka as répétiteurs. For three years at the Bolshoi, she has danced the whole classical repertoire, participated in premières of new productions and performed leading roles. In 2013, she joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company as a ballet soloist.
Victor Lebedev (Also Viktor Lebedev, Rus. Виктор Лебедев) is currently principal with Mikhailovsky Ballet. He was born in 1991 in St Petersburg, he graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy (class of M. Enikeyev) in 2010 and the same year joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre, special thanks to Mikhail Messerer and Darina Timofeeva.