Endless dance of Maya Plisetskaya

Russia's prominent ballet dancer Maya Plisetskaya has been made an Officer of the Legion of Honour during an award ceremony in French embassy, 2012. Her life and work so far was summarised by the French ballet critic André Philippe Hersin in three words: “genius, audacity and avant-garde.”

Russia's prominent ballet dancer Maya Plisetskaya has been made an Officer of the Legion of Honour during an award ceremony in French embassy, 2012. Her life and work so far was summarised by the French ballet critic André Philippe Hersin in three words: “genius, audacity and avant-garde.”

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One of Russia’s towering artists, ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, is celebrating a milestone birthday.

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