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Name  Ekaterina Maximova
Role  Ballerina
Ex-spouse  Vladimir Vasiliev

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Died  April 28, 2009, Moscow, Russia
Education  Moscow State Academy of Choreography
Movies  Anyuta, Bolshoi Ballet '67, Bolshoi Ballet: Cinderella
Similar People  Vladimir Vasiliev, Galina Ulanova, Maris Liepa, Maya Plisetskaya, Rudolf Nureyev

Ekaterina maximova in don quixote bolshoi ballet


Ekaterina Sergeevna Maximova (Russian: Екатери́на Серге́евна Макси́мова; 1 February 1939 – 28 April 2009) was a Soviet and Russian ballerina of international renown.

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Career

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Maximova was born in Moscow, Soviet Union. Maximova enjoyed her greatest successes in Giselle, Spartacus, Don Quixote, Cinderella and The Nutcracker. On 8 May 1966, Maximova was one of the Bolshoi stars who danced in the last program presented at the old Metropolitan Opera House on Thirty-ninth Street and Broadway. Maximova was coached by the legendary ballerina Galina Ulanova.

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Maximova performed with the Bolshoi Ballet from 1958 until 1980, often performing opposite her husband Vladimir Vasiliev. She and her husband gained wide exposure for their appearances in Franco Zeffirelli's filmed version of Giuseppe Verdi's opera La traviata (1983). Both performed in Spanish costume in the divertissements composed for the equivalent of Act II, scene 2, though she with much diminished technique in comparison to her husband.

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Her greatest successes were the roles of Kitri in Don Quixote, Clara (called Maria in the Bolshoi production) in The Nutcracker, and the title roles in Giselle and Cinderella. When the Bolshoi Ballet toured to the United States for the first time in 1959, Maximova also performed as a guest artist with the Metropolitan Opera in leading roles in The Stone Flower and other ballets. She later was one of the Bolshoi stars who danced in the last program presented at the old Metropolitan Opera House on Thirty-ninth Street and Broadway on 8 May 1966. Following her career as a dancer, Maximova was a coach with the ballet and a member of the GITIS Institute faculty. On 27 April 2009 she died aged 70 in Moscow, Russia.

Awards

Maximova was the recipient of the Gold Medal at the Varna Competition in 1964 and the USSR State Prize in 1981. She was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1973.

Film and television

  • 1977: Galatea
  • Obituaries

  • Daily Telegraph, 28 April 2009
  • References

    Ekaterina Maximova Wikipedia


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