lion

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  • Connection to/interest in ballet** (Please describe. Examples: fan, teacher, dancer, writer, avid balletgoer)
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  1. Miracle in B minor (among other keys) by Jay Nordlinger Odette/Odile was a Russian, Maria Kochetkova. She was utterly musical. She produced the physical expression of Tchaikovsky’s phrasing, rhythm, feeling, everything. She bent to every note (or turned or sailed or whatever was required). I think the composer would have been amazed. So admiring was I of Kochetkova, I almost felt disloyal to a longstanding favorite, Nina Ananiashvili (the great, retired Georgian). Doing the honors as the Prince was Herman Cornejo, from Argentina. He was virile, elegant, noble. In a word, princely. Let me note, too, that Rothbart was danced by Gray Davis, though not by the ex-governor of California. Young Mr. Davis is from South Carolina (and a ballet dancer). http://www.newcriterion.com/posts.cfm/Miracle-in-B-minor--among-other-keys--8166
  2. San Francisco Ballet Swan Lake 2016February 23, 2016 http://www.joliegazette.com/culture1/2016/2/21/atr6x05zzi3smxhlc4j7eh2wacbq6i Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson delivers a striking return of the enchanting story to San Francisco Ballet with breathtakingly modern stage design and splendid costumes by scenery and costume designer Jonathan Fensom. Opening up the first act is miniature, yet powerful dancer, Maria Kochetkova as Odette, followed by elegant dancing and gallant acting by Davit Karapetyan as an ideal prince Siegfried and finally closing the act with a choreographic gem, pas de trois performed by Koto Ishihara, Gennadi Nedvigin and Lauren Strongin.
  3. Maria Kochetkova’s New Fashion Line http://pointemagazine.com/blogs/maria-kochetkova/maria-kochetkova’s-new-fashion-line
  4. Next were Monotones https://bachtrack.com/review-company-b-green-table-monotones-american-ballet-theater-lincoln-center-october-2015
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4-a2DhmLic#t=12 Watch a sneak peek of San Francisco Ballet's Maria Kochetkova and Davit Karapetyanin "Romeo & Juliet," coming to a cinema near you September 24! With its passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, this colorful and emotional retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet has packed houses around the world. Helgi Tomasson’s bravura interpretation of the Bard’s greatest tragedy “lifts Shakespeare’s complex and familiar language off the gilded pages and translates it into lucid classical choreography that is visceral, fresh, and ultimately sublime". http://lincolncenteratthemovies.org/productions/san-francisco-ballet
  6. A film for the new collection of VAN CLEEF & ARPELS http://www.mathieudemy.com/Van-Cleef-Arpels
  7. POETRY IN MOTION – INTERVIEW WITH RUSSIAN BALLERINA, MARIA KOCHETKOVA SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 http://deerwomen.com/deerwomen-interviews-ballerina-maria-kochetkova/
  8. Maria Kochetkova puts her personal stamp on dance and dress By Lorraine Sanders Updated 7:25 pm, Thursday, December 18, 2014http://www.sfgate.com/style/article/Maria-Kochetkova-puts-her-personal-stamp-on-dance-5967211.php#photo-7260375
  9. http://www.vogue.ru/magazine/articles/V_tantse/ Maria Kochetkova, Herman Cornejo, Marcelo Gomes, Polina Semionova in VOGUE RUSSIA 25 years of Ardani Artists
  10. Maria Kochetkova will be doing live stream rehearsal of Don Quixote this Wednesday October 1st #WorldBalletDay Tune in to World Ballet Day Live next week and watch Don Quixote come to life! #TutuTuesday
  11. LES ETOILES DU 21ème SIECLE - PARIS 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkVw76NZ0uA#t=141 Défilé final by Nadia VESSELOVA TENCER Produced by SOLOMON TENCER PRODUCTIONS SHERWOOD PRODUCTIONS Le salut de l'ensemble des participants. Lucia Lacarra, Marlon Dino - Manuela Navarro, Gian Carlo Perez - Aurélien Houette, Erwan Leroux - Oxana Skorik, Timur Askerov - Isabella Boylston, James Whiteside - Maria Kochetkova , Joaquin de Luz.
  12. More Maria Kochetkova as Cinderella & Giuseppe Picone as Prince in opening season at TEATRO DELL'OPERA DI ROMA with Derek Deane's Cinderella for the next 3 nights 25th, 26th, 27th of september.
  13. Maria Kochetkova as Cinderella in opening season at TEATRO DELL'OPERA DI ROMA with Derek Deane's Cinderella for the next 3 nights 25th, 26th, 27th of september. Musica di Sergej Prokof'ev Direttore Nir Kabaretti Coreografia Derek Deane
  14. Maria Kochetkova will be in Télématin on France 2 7.35am Thursday morning talking about knives, rubies, ballet and coming up shows in Paris. Yesterday filming with France 2 Télématin all day at Rome Opera.
  15. In this video from 2001, a young and playful Maria Kochetkova performs the female variation from this pas de deux in Moscow. Even without her partner, Kochetkova exudes a coquettish demeanor. Just as her dainty brisés perfectly suit her petite physique—not to mention her Bournonville ballon—her endearing épaulement takes viewers in from the moment of her first preparation. Even at this early age, it is no surprise that Kochetkova would go on to become a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet only six years later. http://pointemagazine.com/blogs/maria-kochetkova/tbt-maria-kochetkova-flower-festival-genzano-2001