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La Bayadere – Irina Kolesnikova & St Petersburg Ballet Theatre: London Coliseum, 22 August 2015

Good night Irina With its hokum story and endless mime, the first act of St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère is not something to lose sleep over, particularly with its old-fashioned scrim sets, square-cut costumes and dreadful wigs. Once we … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – Irina Kolesnikova and St Petersburg Ballet Theatre: London Coliseum, 13 August 2015

It’s all swander control The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre appears primarily to be a vehicle for the talents of Irina Kolesnikova and Swan Lake is her calling card. She has incredible control in her dancing, her technique is exemplary and … Continue reading

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