Posted 25 August 2004 - 08:13 AM
Posted 25 August 2004 - 08:28 AM
I hope Marc, or someone, can give more details on her career. I've seen only pieces on tape -- that "Corsaire," and a tiny bit of her Maria in "Fountain of Baksichirai" (which I'm sure I've spelled wrong). She's also Aurora in "Sleeping Beauty" on an oddly truncated version that is, or at least as, available commercially (they cut the SOLOS from Bluebird, and the dancers are Makarova and Panov!!!!, and then they cut the adagio from the grand pas de deux; Sizova dances with Soloviev)
Posted 25 August 2004 - 12:49 PM
Posted 25 August 2004 - 06:24 PM
Posted 25 August 2004 - 09:30 PM
She is indeed an inspiration, as mentioned, and a very good (and beloved) teacher. Her students revere her.
I have, in addition to the videos mentioned, a video of her dancing the lead in Maritenka -- so light, strong and lovely! She was a ballerina who knew how to fly!
Posted 26 August 2004 - 12:54 PM
Posted 26 August 2004 - 08:56 PM
Dudinskaya probably coached all the leading ballerinas of that time in some of their roles. Sizova was a great admirer of Shelest's, however.
Posted 26 August 2004 - 08:58 PM
Posted 26 August 2004 - 10:15 PM
I never saw this on any commercial video release, though.
Posted 25 September 2004 - 08:58 PM
Posted 17 October 2004 - 05:22 PM
But Sizova's beautiful. I'm sorry she suffered such a loss.
Posted 15 March 2005 - 12:30 PM
Posted 15 March 2005 - 01:55 PM
Posted 22 May 2005 - 07:33 PM
There exists a video of her in La Viviandere (probably labeled as Markitanka, as the Russians sometimes call it). I think it is one of those "best of Russian ballet"-type videos, from the late 1970s or 80s. Sizova is dancing the lead rather late in her career and is, of course, exceptional.
Edited by jonellew, 22 May 2005 - 07:34 PM.
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