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N 112 May-June
This issue is starting with the traditional
section Nota Bene by the Editor-in-Chief Valeria
Uralskaya. She writes about problems of the
Russian dance and folk choreography.
"Reviews" section contains reviews
on last two important Russian ballet premieres
of the season. Alexander Kolesnikov writes about
"Swan Lake" at the Bolshoi Theatre
and Valeria Uralskaya reviews "Nutcracker"
at the Maryinsky Theatre. In this section you
can also find an article about last premiere
of Russian Ballet Company.
The Piatnitsky Russian Folk Choir has celebrated
its' 90-th anniversary. An article by Galina
Inozemtseva is dedicated to this event. Another
Contemporary Dance Competition was recently
held in Ekaterinburg. The magazine contains
an article about it by our author from the Urals
The situation with the alternative schools
lately developing in Russia is described in
the selection of articles called "Alternative
In this issue the traditional section "Portraits"
is dedicated to the prima ballerina of the Maryinsky
Theatre Yulia Makhalina. The author Nina Alovert
who is also a famous photo artist presents her
photos of Makhalina for different years.
The magazine has started to publish the novel
by Auguste Ehrhard "Fanny Elssler"
(translated from French by Nina Kudriavtseva-Lyri).
Russian readers don't know this book. It is
a detailed biography of a dancer who played
an important part in the dance history.
In this issue you will also find the usual
sections "Inform-Ballet" and "From
the Abroad". They contain different facts
and information on Russian and international