★★★★✰ From the moment Kimin Kim enters with a flourish as Solor in Act I of La Bayadère, we know we’re in for a treat.
Tag - Oxana Skorik
The Mariinsky Ballet brought Raymonda to Washington where Oksana Khadarina saw the opening night and gave it ★★★. A night later the performance got ★★★★ - different ballerinas, different result...
The Mariinsky Ballet are currently touring California and Claudia Bauer took the opportunity to see the rarely spied Raymonda. Viktoria Tereshkina and Vladimir Shklyarov were the leads...
In all, this was a tremendously entertaining and well-received program; but at the same time it left an unsettling impression that the Russian company is holding on to its eminent past with all its might, relying heavily on well-worn
Too much Chopin? Perhaps.
Viktoria Tereshkina has a warm personality and this enhances her dancing. She has long thin limbs and offers expansive port de bras, while her legs whip up effortlessly but with control.
2 Casts in various extracts - Oxana Skorik and Timur Askerov, Yulia Stepanova and Xander Parish. Gallery by Dave Morgan.