I've never seen Ivan the Terrible, watching the clip posted in the thread, it looks like a lot of histrionic choreography. But maybe the full story works better? Has anyone seen Pavel Dmitrichenko in any other works? Thoughts on his abilities? I am concerned that his romantic relationship with Anzhelina (Angelina?) Vorontzhova will ruin her career.
Maybe all the Grigorovich supporters should move over to his Grigorovich Ballet Company. The state could boost their funding and they could perform Grigorovich works to their hearts' delight and leave the Bolshoi alone to forge its own path. Then again, there was this review last year: http://arts.heraldtr...than-legendary/
Editing to add a video - just found a video of him in what appears to be "Golden Age" from the Bolshoi reopening gala: