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Alexandre Riabko
Alexandre Riabko
Born (1978-02-20) 20 February 1978 (age 41)
Kiev, USSR (now Ukraine)
EducationKiev Choreographic School, School of the Hamburg Ballet
OccupationBallet dancer
Years active1996 to present
EmployerHamburg Ballet
AwardsPrix Benois de la Danse (2016)

Alexandre Riabko (Ukrainian: ; born 20 February 1978) is a Ukrainian ballet dancer, and a principal dancer of the Hamburg Ballet.

Alexandre Riabko was born in Kiev, and trained at the Kiev Ballet School under Vladimir Denisenko. After reaching the finals of the Prix de Lausanne, he continued his studies at the School of the Hamburg Ballet with Anatoli Nisnevich and Kevin Haigen. He joined the Hamburg Ballet in 1996 and was promoted to soloist in 1999 and principal dancer in 2001.[1] In 2016 he was awarded a special Prix Benois de la Danse for excellence in partnering.[2]

Riabko is married to fellow Hamburg Ballet principal dancer and frequent stage partner Silvia Azzoni,[3] and they are parents of a daughter.

Repertoire

Ballets by John Neumeier

  • Giselle (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot): Albert, peasant pas de deux (first interpreter)[4]
  • The Sleeping Beauty (after Marius Petipa): Prince Désiré, Catalabutte, Bluebird
  • The Nutcracker: Drosselmeier, Günther, Fritz
  • Illusions - like 'Swan Lake' (utilizing choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov): The King, Count Alexander
  • Nijinsky: Vaslav Nijinsky,[5][6][7][8][9][10] Arlequin/Spirit of the Rose (first interpreter)[11]
  • Le Pavillon d'Armide: The Man, Vaslav Nijinsky (first interpreter)[12][13]
  • Purgatorio: creator spiritus (first interpreter)[14][15]
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream: Theseus/Oberon,[16] Philostrat/Puck, Demetrius
  • Romeo and Juliet: Mercutio
  • Othello: Jago
  • As You Like It: Orlando
  • VIVALDI or What You Will: Sir Andrew
  • Don Juan: title role
  • The Lady of the Camellias: Armand Duval,[17][18] Des Grieux
  • The Little Mermaid: Edvard/The Prince, Sea Witch[19]
  • Peer Gynt: Flying Aspect, Aggression Aspect
  • The Seagull: Konstantin Triplev
  • Death in Venice: Aschenbach's Concept (first interpreter)[20][21]
  • A Cinderella Story: Prince
  • Orpheus: title role
  • Sylvia: Aminta, Eros/Thyrsis/Orion
  • Odyssey: War
  • Parzival: title role
  • The Saga of King Arthur: Mordred
  • The Legend of Joseph: Joseph
  • Christmas Oratorio: Angel, Shepherd
  • Saint Matthew Passion
  • Messiah (world premiere)[22]
  • Requiem
  • Duse: The Mentor (Arrigo Boito)
  • The Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler: The Man[23]
  • Preludes CV: Sascha (first interpreter)[24]
  • Winterreise (world premiere)[25][26]
  • Seven Haiku of the Moon: Contemplator of the Moon (first interpreter at the Hamburg Ballet)[27][28]
  • Spring and Fall


Ballets by other choreographers

Filmography

  • Illusions - like 'Swan Lake' (choreography: John Neumeier), Hamburg Ballet, 2001: as Count Alexander
  • Death in Venice (choreography: John Neumeier), Hamburg Ballet, 2004: as Aschenbach's Concept
  • Saint Matthew Passion (choreography: John Neumeier), Hamburg Ballet, 2005
  • 'Pizzicato Polka' (choreography: John Neumeier), Vienna New Year's Concert, 2006
  • Nijinsky (choreography: John Neumeier), Hamburg Ballet, 2017: as Nijinsky[37]

References

  1. ^ "Alexandre Riabko". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Prix Benois de la Danse 2016". Prix Benois de la Danse. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Neumeier Celebration in Essen". Danceview Times. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "Giselle". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ Kisselgoff, Anna (23 February 2004). "A Life of Genius, Its Madness and Magic". New York Times. Retrieved 2014.
  6. ^ Koegler, Horst. "The Enigma Opens Vistas of a Future Art". Danceview Times.
  7. ^ Sykes, Jill (28 August 2012). "Long-awaited visitors bring a powerful tribute to dancing great". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ Ulrich, Allan (14 February 2013). "'Nijinsky' review: Tortured soul". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2014.
  9. ^ Gallagher, Lauren (15 February 2013). "Neumeier's 'Nijinsky' a tour de force". San Francisco Examiner. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ Glickman, Stephanie (7 September 2016). "The Australian Ballet's Nijinsky". Melbourne Herald Sun. Retrieved 2016.
  11. ^ "Nijinsky". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  12. ^ "Le Pavillon d'Armide". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  13. ^ Koegler, Horst. "Redemption for the Much Maligned Ballet d´action". Danceview Times.
  14. ^ "Purgatorio". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  15. ^ Koegler, Horst. "A Giant Mahlerian Puzzle". Danceview Times. Retrieved 2014.
  16. ^ Gallagher, Lauren (14 February 2014). "Hamburg Ballet triumphs again with "Midsummer"". San Francisco Examiner. Retrieved 2014.
  17. ^ Beilberg, Laura (14 February 2007). "Lackluster 'Lady'". Orange County Register. Retrieved 2014.
  18. ^ Segal, Lewis (15 February 2007). "A love never meant to be". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014.
  19. ^ Bleiberg, Laura (10 February 2013). "Hamburg Ballet's 'Mermaid' swims murky passages". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014.
  20. ^ "Death in Venice". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  21. ^ Bleiberg, Laura (19 February 2007). "A powerful, provocative 'Death'". Orange County Register. Retrieved 2014.
  22. ^ "Messiah". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  23. ^ Weiss, Hedy (28 February 2016). "Hamburg Ballet probes monumental themes in Mahler's 'Third Symphony'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2016.
  24. ^ "Preludes CV". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  25. ^ "Winterreise". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 12 April 2015. Retrieved 2014.
  26. ^ Landgraf, Ilona. "Safety and comfort are rare". Danceview Times. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015.
  27. ^ "Seven Haiku of the Moon". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  28. ^ Koegler, Horst. "With a Strong Whiff of Japanese Perfume". Danceview Times.
  29. ^ "Napoli". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  30. ^ "Hamburg Ballett: Triumphaler Einstand für "Napoli"". Hamburger Abendblatt. 8 December 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  31. ^ "La Fille mal gardée". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 2014.
  32. ^ "Onegin". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  33. ^ Koegler, Horst. "Redemption for the Much Maligned Ballet d´action". Danceview Times.
  34. ^ "Jewels". Hamburg Ballet. Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 2014.
  35. ^ Koegler, Horst. "Chopin, Our Contemporary". Danceview Times.
  36. ^ "Polyphonia". Hamburg Ballet. Retrieved 2014.
  37. ^ "Nijinsky - A Ballet by John Neumeier". C Major Entertainment. Retrieved 2018.

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