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Alla OsipenkoBeauty and Subversion in Soviet Ballet$
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Joel Lobenthal

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190253707

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253707.001.0001

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… And Open Slightly

… And Open Slightly

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(p.126) 17 … And Open Slightly
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Alla Osipenko
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Joel Lobenthal

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253707.003.0018

For the first time since 1961, Osipenko visited the West with the Kirov when it toured Italy in the summer of 1966. Together with colleagues Makarova and Kurgapkina she ventured out freely around Venice, but was not allowed to continue on with the company when it began a London season later that summer. While she was in Italy, Nureyev asked her to defect to the West and dance with him, but that was impossible for her as she would not leave her son in Leningrad.

Keywords:   Osipenko, Nureyev, Makarova, Kurgapkina, defect

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