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N 109 November-December
issue is opening with the list of laureates of “Soul
of the Dance” Prize established by Ballet magazine in
1994. Raisa Struchkova (Special Prize), Igor Moiseev
(nomination “Magician of the Dance”), Boris Akimov (nomination
“Teacher”), Bladimir Kirsanov and Stanislav Popov (nomination
“Knight of the Dance”), Daria Pavlenko and Dmitry Gudanov
(nomination “Rising Star”).
do the future stars of Russian ballet start to flourish?
The new issue of Ballet magazine offers its’ readers
to take a tour to the sacred place of the Russian classical
ballet traditions - the Moscow Bolshoi Ballet Academy.
“We have to create a diamond” – says Sophia Golovkina
the Director of the Academy who has been at the head
of this unique process for forty years. Raisa Struchkova
the famous ballet teacher and dancer, first Editor-in-Chief
of the Ballet magazine (Soviet Ballet until 1991) is
one of those diamonds born sixty years ago. Her anniversary
was recently celebrated. You can find a photo-report
about this event. Many Kazakh ballet dancers also graduated
from the Moscow Academy. You can learn more about these
dancers in the section “Kazakh masters of dance – dedication
to Galina Ulanova”.
the 20th century Russian ballet had great influence
on ballet schools of many countries of the world. Though
a lot has already been said and written, lovers of ballet
history will still be interested in articles: “Russians
Over the Ocean – Today” by Nina Alovert and “At the
Beginning of Cuban Ballet: Nikolai Javorsky” by M.Rossiysky.
These articles will enrich our notion with little known
facts about the work of Russian dancers in other countries.
to its’ readers the new leader of the Bolshoi Ballet
Boris Akimov, gives details on premieres “Sleeping beauty”
in Samara and “Daughter of Oedipus” in Krasnoyarsk.
Writes about the tour of Russian Ballet Company in China,
festivals in Hamburg, Cairo, Petrozavodsk, Krasnoiarsk
and Mozyr. About Varna Ballet Competition and about
first graduation of specialists in music and ballet
from Moscow Conservatory. “What Does One Hear During
a Ballet Performance” – is review by Svetlana Naborshikova
where she analyzes the level of musical culture of last
premieres in theatres of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
will find a bright colored calendar on Year of 2001
as the supplementary to the magazine.
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