Jewel In The Bolshoi Crown

Svetlana Zakharova is the Bolshoi Ballet’s reigning star. “In the flesh, it’s hard not to be a little dazzled by Zakharova’s improbably fine features and impossibly big blue eyes – but these are merely the finishing touches of a long, strong, beautifully proportioned body that’s one of the great balletic instruments of our times. On stage, such is her athleticism and purity of line, that one doubts she has ever found anything difficult. Is this true?”