Liudmila KONOVALOVA

Principal dancer, VIENNA STATE BALLET

Liudmila was born in Moscow (Russia). She graduated from Moscow Bolshoi Ballet Academy and joined the Russian State Ballet in 2002. In 2004 she was appointed First Soloist. In 2007 she joined the StaatsBallett Berlin and was appointed Soloist in 2009. In 2010 she joined the Wiener StaatsBallett as a Soloist. In 2011 she was appointed First Soloist (world known as Principal).

AWARDS AND HONOURS:
1st Place: ÖTR-Contest in Vienna as well as in the Ballet Competition "Premio Roma" (2007).
International Ballet Competition KIBC in Seoul, Special Price from the Serge Lifar Ballet Competition in Kiev (2006).
"Young Russian Ballet" in Krasnodar (2004).

AS GUEST DANCER she appears in many European Countries and overseas:
During the season 2014-2015 she appeared as a guest soloist in Vicenza, at the Nurejew Festivals in Ufa and Kasan, in "Swan Lake" at the Opéra National de Bordeaux (five performances), at the World Ballet Festival in Tokio (August 2015) and at the Kremlin Palac Moscow (21th September 2015).
In March 2016 (London Coliseum) she had the honour to take part in the Ave Maya Gala in memory of Maya Plisetskaya.
In 2017 she participated in the Golden Celebration of Dance Gala in Auditorium theatre in Chicago. 


 

Maestro Valery PLATONOV

Conductor, PERM OPERA BALLET 

Conductor for ballets and dance performances, symphonic concerts.
Honored Artist of Russia. People’s Artist of Bashkiria.
Winner of National Theatre Prize “Golden Mask” for best conducting of the Alexander Tchaikovsky’s opera “One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich”, 2010.
Two-time winner prize of the Perm Region Government for culture and arts.

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