Russian horror: Mariinsky star is run over and killed on Nevsky Prospekt

July 10, 2018 by norman lebrecht


The renowned ballerina Olga Iskanderova has been run over and killed by two car racers oin St Petersburg’s main avenue.

Olga, who was 74, was one of the most respected teachers at the Mariinsky for the past 20 years.

Two young men have been arrested.

More here.

Comments (3)

  1. Holyfield Worthington says:

    So incredibly tragic and sad. And a bitter metaphor.

  2. Esfir Ross says:

    I’m just back from St.Petersburg where people intoxicated by football frenzy, revel all night.

  3. AskLovecraft says:

    Holyfield Worthington says:, thanks so much for the post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

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