Vishneva Diana

Vishneva Diana

Classical Ballet / Principal

Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class L. Kovaleva) in 1995 and joined the Kirov ballet. Principal since 1996.

  • People's Artist of the Russian Federation 2007
  • Laureate of the International Ballet Competition, Lausanne, 1994
  • Awarded "La Divina" prize, 1995
  • Benois de la Danse Award (for the role of Kitri in "Don Quixote"), 1996
  • Laureate of the "Golden Sophit" prize (for the solo role in "The Symphony in C"), 1996
  • "Baltika" Prize winner (for "Best Duet"), 1998
  • Laureate of the State Award of Russia (for the title roles in the Mariinsky Theatre performances: "The Sleeping Beauty", "Manon", "Le jeune homme et la mort", "Sheherazade"), 2000
  • Winner of the Golden Mask National Theatre Award (for the role in G. Balanchine production "Rubies") 2001
  • Dance Europe magazine Dancer of the Year Award 2002
  • Laureate of the "Spirit of dance" in "Queen of dance" nomination by "Ballet" magazine, 2003


    The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky 2005
  • TV DVD: TV5
    Ballerina, 2007
  • DVD: EuroArts
    Great Dancers of Our Time 2003
  • DVD: TDK
    Diana Vishneva Variation Lesson 2007
  • TV DVD: TV5
    Ballerina 2007
Reply by admin 2009-10-03 12:58:43
Диана Вишнева на международном конкурсе артистов балета в Лозанне, 1994 год
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  • Mariinsky/Kirov Ballet
    St. Petersburg


  • Ballet Imperial
    by G. Balanchine 1941
  • Don Quixote
    by A. Gorskiy, M. Petipa
  • The Nutcracker
    by V. Vainonen 1934
  • Romeo and Juliet
    by L. Lavrovsky 1940
  • The Sleeping Beauty
    by M. Petipa 1890
  • Le Spectre de la Rose
    by M. Fokine 1911
  • In the Night
    by J. Robbins 1970
  • Symphony in C
    by G. Balanchine 1947
  • The Firebird
    by M. Fokine 1910
  • Apollo
    by G. Balanchine 1928
  • Giselle
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot, J. Coralli
  • Jewels
    by G. Balanchine 1967
  • Sheherazade
    by M. Fokine 1910
  • Three Ballets of John Neumeier
    by J. Neumeier
  • Cinderella
    by A. Ratmansky 2002
  • Raymonda
    by M. Petipa 1898
  • La Bayadere
    by M. Petipa 1877
  • Forsythe at the Mariinsky
    by W. Forsythe
  • Swan Lake
    by Y. Grigorovich 1969
  • A Legend of Love
    By Y. Grigorovich 1961
  • Paquita
    by M. Petipa 1848
  • Le Corsaire
    by P. Gusev 1987