Alexandra Zhilina


• Prize-winner at an international competition in Trapani (Italy, 1995)

Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of I. Lebedev, S. Vakman, T. Fidler). Has been an assistant to T. Fidler. Leads an active creative life, participating in numerous festivals, concerts and master-classes.
Has worked at the Mariinsky Theatre since 1994. Is responsible for the musical preparation of the ballet Sylvia. Took part in a co-project of the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres in Japan in 2007.

Solo repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
In the Night; choreography by Jerome Robbins to music by Frédéric Chopin,
Jewels (Rubies); choreography by George Balanchine to music by Igor Stravinsky,
Trois Gnossiennes; choreography by Hans van Manen to music by Erik Satie,
Le Parc; choreography by Angelin Preljocaj to music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
Seven Sonatas; choreography by Alexei Ratmansky to music by Domenico Scarlatti.

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