Just in: Gergiev’s prima ballerina retires

June 18, 2017 by norman lebrecht

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Ulyana Lopatkina, prima ballerina of the Mariinsky Theatre, has announced her retirement on the company’s website. She has not danced at all in the past season due to injury.

Lopatkina, 44, one of the tallest ballerinas of modern times (175 cm), has appeared on all the world’s great stages.


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  1. Alexander says:

    the Goddess

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