Vaganova Ballet Academy Documentary

melmoth.co is an online archive of some of my more substantial articles and reviews.  For daily updates, please follow my blog: melmoth.blog I’m happy to share with you my English translation of a short documentary about Vaganova Ballet Academy, featuring past and current Academy students: Maria Koshkareva (class of Lyudmila Komolova), Alexandra Khiteeva (class of Irina Sitnikova) and Ruslan Stenyushkin […]

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Tatler Russia: Mikhail Barkidjija

melmoth.co is an online archive of some of my more substantial articles and reviews.  For daily updates, please follow my blog: melmoth.blog Translation by melmoth.blog   |   Follow Mikhail on instagram   |  Photo by Anton Zemlyakov  Ваше главное достижение? Тот факт, что Николай Максимович Цискаридзе меня не выгнал – я уже на выпускном курсе Академии русского балета им. А.Я. Вагановой. […]

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Ervin Zagidullin Q&A (English)

Ervin Zagidullin graduated from Vaganova Ballet Academy in July, having trained under Fethon Miozzi, and has since joined the crème de la crème of St Petersburg ballet in the Mariinsky Theatre’s corps de ballet. During his academic career, Ervin made something of a splash at several major ballet competitions. Most notably, he won third place at the 2016 Vaganova-PRIX and made it into the finals of this year’s Prix de Lausanne. Ervin’s key to success? Hard work and an unrelentingly positive attitude!

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Эрвин Загидуллин (Russian)

Эрвин Загидуллин окончил Академию Русского Балета имени А.Я. Вагановой (класс Фетона Миоцци) в Июле этого года и был принят в труппу Мариинского театра. Эрвин – лауреат конкурса Vaganova-PRIX, участвовал во Всероссийском конкурсе “Русский балет” и прошел в финал Prix de Lausanne. Секрет его успеха? Труд и неустанный оптимизм! Интервью melmoth.blog   |   English Version   |  Инстаграм Эрвина Эрвин, расскажите, пожалуйста, как начался Ваш […]

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La Personne: Professor Ludmila Kovaleva

melmoth.co is an online archive of some of my more substantial articles and reviews. For daily updates, please follow my blog: melmoth.blog Regarded by many as one of the living legends of the ballet world, Professor Ludmila Valentinovna Kovaleva is one of Vaganova Ballet Academy’s oldest-serving teachers. Her graduates include Diana Vishneva, Olga Smirnova, Olga Esina and Kristina […]

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