Today died a famous choreographer. Sergei Vikharev worked in the most famous theater in St. Petersburg. The ballet dancer was only 55 years old. During the work, he was the winner of numerous awards.
Today it became known that the ballet master-tutor of the Mariinsky theatre Sergei Vikharev died. The man was 55 years old. Sad news announced on the official website, but the colleagues did not disclose where he died a famous actor. Honored worker of culture worked as a choreographer in Saint-Petersburg for 10 years.
After graduating from the Leningrad choreographic school aspiring artist took the troupe of the Mariinsky theatre. During his career he performed leading roles in ballets “La Sylphide”, “Sleeping beauty”, “Les Sylphides”, “Giselle”, “Romeo and Juliet” and many others. After he stopped performing on stage, the man was enlisted in the state as a Director. Due to his work at the Mariinsky theatre new production of “Sleeping beauty”, “La Bayadere”, “the Awakening of flora”, “Carnival”, “Petrushka” and others.
Sergei Vikharev told me that the main problem of the repertoire – performances daily. He admitted that the troupe is not enough time to rehearse. The choreographer offered to open the show and show it, for example, 10 times, and do not resume until next season. However, the man believes that ballet is a conservative art, and therefore because of this it survives and remains interesting to the audience.
Besides the fact that Sergey G. he has worked on productions at a leading theatre in St. Petersburg, he was also well known abroad. The ballet master showed himself in Moscow, Milan, Astana, Yekaterinburg and other cities of the world. During his creative life of choreographer was the winner of numerous prestigious awards and international competitions – twice he received the “Golden mask”, “Baltika” and others.
Colleagues that you worked with Sergei Vikharev at the Mariinsky theatre Express their sincere condolences to his family and friends.