Swan Lake, music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Geltser, choreography by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky and Asaf Messerer revised by Mikhail Messerer, stage and costume design by Simon Virsaladze. Conductor Igor Tomashevsky. Shot on 6.10.2018 in the Mikhailovsky Theatre, St Petersburg.
- Julia Lukianenko (Rus Юлия Лукьяненко) as Odette-Odile (debut)
- Victor Lebedev (Rus Виктор Лебедев) as Prince Siegfried
- Vladimir Tsal (Rus Владимир Цал) as Evil Genius
- Roman Volkov (Rus Роман Волков) as Jester
- Irina Zhalovskaya (Rus. Ирина Жаловская), Ella Persson and Nikita Nazarov (Rus Никита Назаров) in Pas de Trois
- Svetlana Bednenko (Rus. Светлана Бедненко), Andrea Laššáková and Ekaterina Odarenko (Rus. Екатерина Одаренко) as big swans
- Veronika Ignatyeva, Olga Arsenina, Sabina Yapparova, Elena Nikiforova, Anna Kuligina, Nailya Latypova as Cygnets
Julia Lukianenko (Rus Юлия Лукьяненко) is currently a member of corps with the Mikhailovsky Theatre, she’s just 20 yrs. old. Julia was born in Sevastopol (Ukraine), trained in Kiev State Ballet School, Ukraine. Joined Mikhailovsky Theatre ballet in 2016.
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.