May 21, 1986
The Kirov Ballet of Leningrad has announced revised casting for the company's Shrine Auditorium engagement tonight through Monday. The four performances of "Swan Lake" will be danced by Galina Mezentseva and Konstantin Zaklinsky (tonight), Olga Chenchikova and Yevgeny Neff (Thursday), Altynai Assylmuratova and Marat Daukayev (Friday matinee) and Lyubov Kunakova and Neff (Saturday).
August 18, 1989
The Orange County Performing Arts Center will not refund tickets to the Kirov Ballet programs that were to have featured principal dancers Altynai Assylmuratova and Konstantin Zaklinsky. The couple, husband and wife, returned to the Soviet Union on Wednesday to be with Assylmuratova's mother, a cancer patient whose condition has deteriorated. "Casting and repertory are subject to change without notice," Center spokesman Richard Bryant said Thursday.
May 18, 1992
Casting for the Kirov Ballet engagement at Shrine Auditorium, May 26-31, has been announced by the company. "Swan Lake" and "La Bayadere," full-evening ballets from the 19th Century, are scheduled. The company opens its Southern California run Tuesday with six days of performances at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. * May 26: "Swan Lake" with Olga Chenchikova (Odette/Odile), Makharbek Vaziyev (Siegfried), Evgeny Neff (Rothbart).
August 18, 1989 |
Altynai Assylmuratova and Konstantin Zaklinsky will not perform as scheduled with the Kirov Ballet during the company's nine-day engagement at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, which starts today. The principal dancers, who are married, returned to the Soviet Union on Wednesday to be with Assylmuratova's mother, who is gravely ill with cancer, according to Igor Stupnikov, a company spokesperson.