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Aleksey Nikolaevich YERMOLAEV

Aleksey YERMOLAEV, Choregrapher, USSR Academy Bolshoy Theater, Moscow. Popular Artist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. Stalin Prize, 1946, 1947, 1950; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Badge of Honor; medals.

Background

  • YERMOLAEV, Aleksey was born in 1910.

  • Education

    • 1926 graduated Leningrad School of Choreography.

    Career

    • 1926-1930 at Leningrad Academy Theater of Opera and Ballet. 1930-1939 at Bolshoy Theater, Moscow. 1939-1940 Artistic Director, Belarusian Theater of Opera and Ballet, Minsk.

      1940 established Riga Ballet in Latvia, after which he returned to Moscow. Lead roles in: Tchaikovsky’s “Lebedinoe ozero” (Swan Lake). Minkus’ “Don Kikhot” (Don Quixote).

      Adan’s “Giselle”; Glier’s “Medny vsadnik” (The Bronze Horseman). Asafev’s “Plamya Parizha” (The Flame of Paris). Roles: Filipp in Arsenev’s “The Flame of Paris”.

      Li Shang-fu in Glier’s “Krasny mak” (The Red Poppy). Tibaldo in Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet”. Abdurakhman in Glazunov’s “Raymonda”.

      Okean and the Young Slave in Pugni’s “The Unicom”. The Prince in Tchaikovsky’s “Shchelkunchik” (Nutcracker). Performed in ballets: Kroshner’s “Solovey” (The Nightingale).

      Zolotarev’s “Plamennye serdtsa” (Ardent Hearts).
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