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Ekaterina Maximova passed away this night


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#31 MakarovaFan

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 09:24 AM

Does anyone know if it's possible to send notes of condolence to Vladimir Vasiliev? Can it be done care of The Bolshoi?

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 10:30 AM

I assume the Bolshoi would see that people's notes reached V V.

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 07:43 AM

There was a short obituary for Maximova in the July 2009 (print) edition of Opera News, noting that "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."

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 06:02 PM

this undated press photo from the UK notes in some captioning on the back that it was run as in advance of the Bolshoi Ballet's appearances at the London Coliseum for a 6-week season.
perhaps UK BT members can thus date the photo.
the dancers deplaning are led by Maksimova, with, i assume, V. Vasliev behind her and perhaps B. Akimov in lighter color suit behind Vasliev.

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#35 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 06:39 PM

Great pic...!
(Notice the old Aeroflot logo on the left upper side. The next text is from Wikipedia)

[size=2]"Plans were afoot to replace the old Soviet-era hammer and sickle logo, which some people in the West treat as a reminder of Soviet communism. However, as it was for over 70 years the most recognisable symbol of the company, the logo was, in the end, retained".[/size]

#36 Mashinka

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 12:48 AM

I imagine the picture was taken in the summer of 1974.


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