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Yuri Grigorovich

Yuri Grigorovich was born on January 1, 1927 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Yuri Nikolayevich Grigorovich. He is known for his work on Spartacus (1977), Ivan the Terrible (1976) and The Bolshoi Ballet: Live from Moscow - The Nutcracker (2010). He was previously married to Natalia Bessmertnova. See full bio »

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 2013 Le Prince Igor, Opéra en deux actes (ballet master)
 2011 The Bolshoi Ballet: Live From Moscow - Bolchoï, une renaissance Gala de réouverture (TV Special) (choreographer: "Spartacus" and "L'Age d'or" - as Y. Grigorovich)
 2011 The Bolshoi Ballet: Live From Moscow - Class Concert and Giselle (choreographer - segment "Giselle")
 2008 Spartacus (TV Movie) (choreographer: original)
 2006 Ballerina (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer - The Legend of Love segment)
 1990 Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1989 The Nutcracker (Video) (choreographer)
 1989 To the Limit (Documentary short) (choreographer: Bolshoi Ballet, ballet sequence)
 1987 The Nutcracker (Video) (choreographer) / (director: stage production)
 1987 Bolshoi: The Golden Age (TV Movie) (choreography)
 1977/II The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1977 Spartacus (choreographer)
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (choreographer)
 1974 Giselle (choreographer - as Uri Grigorovitch)
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He choreographed the ballet, "Spartacus," in the Bolshoi Ballet production at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia with Vladimir Vassiliev; Yekaterina Maximova; Maris Liepa (Phrygia) and Nina Timofeyeva in the cast. Aram Khachaturian was composer. Suliko Virsaladze was scenery and costume designer. See more »

Alternate Names:

Y. Grigorovich | Uri Grigorovitch

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Longtime director of the Bolshoi Ballet.

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