Youngseo Ko solo in Raymonda

Youngseo Ko solo in Raymonda, music by Alexander Glazunov, new choreography by Xander Parish, The Norwegian National Ballet, Oslo 2024.

Youngseo Ko is a soloist with the Norwegian National Ballet. South Korean Ko began dancing in her hometown of Seoul at the age of seven. She was admitted to the national art academy at the age of ten and continued at the Sunhwa Arts High School before receiving a scholarship from the Princess Grace Academy in Monaco, completing her ballet training at the age of 18. She won first place in the Korea International Ballet Competition in Seoul in 2014 and 2013, in the Concorso Internazionale Danza Sicilia Barocca in 2014 and in the Sunhwa Arts High Schools dance competition in 2012.

© Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of The Norwegian Opera and Ballet, special thanks to Ingrid Lorentzen and Xander Parish

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