TOP 10 Best Principal Dancers

Who are my favourite male dancers?

My friends often ask me about my favourite male dancers. As I have been a ballet lover for decades, it is very difficult to answer this question, given the amount of dancers I have seen perform. All dancers have different strengths and weaknesses; Rudolf Nurejev, for example, while a presence onstage and reknowned as the best dancer of the 20th century, would not be considered extremely talented by todays standards. I will also not be mentioning excellent male dancers who have passed their prime, such as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Vladimir Malakhov.

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TOP SWAN LAKE interpretations

What is YOUR favorite?

If you want to see the ballet SWAN LAKE, better check first what interpretation will be shown. There are so many different versions. Almost every choreographer has done his own ballet. It is up to you. Watch youtube-Videos and accompanying descriptions.

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What is your favourite pas de deux?

Here are 5 trailers of the favourite Royal ballet pas de deux.

I am interested what are yours. Please tell me. Mine is definetely the Black Swan Pas de Deux By POLINA SEMIONOVA and FRIEDEMANN VOGEL.

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Wer tanzt die Giselle? Welche Primaballerina?

Meine erste Frage ist immer “Wer tanzt die Hauptrolle?”, bevor ich Tickets für eine Ballettaufführung kaufe. Ich habe meine persönlichen Vorlieben, bin aber immer offen für vielversprechende Neuentdeckungen. Am Beispiel des Klassikers Giselle möchte ich bestimmte Besetzungen diskutieren.

Youtube Beitrag über Polina Semionova vom Staatsballett Berlin

Polina Semionova tanzt als Gaststar am 22.1.2016 die Hauptrolle in Giselle am Opernhaus Zürich. Continue reading “Wer tanzt die Giselle? Welche Primaballerina?”