Silversea Cruises announced on 16 July, 2015 that it will welcome Daria Khokhlova and Artemy Belyakov, ballet solo performers of the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, for an exclusive engagement aboard Silver Spirit’s 19 August Mediterranean cruise, sailing roundtrip from Istanbul.
Three performances will take place during the nine-day voyage, which will visit destinations in Greece and Turkey.
Kristian Anderson, Silversea’s senior vice president and general manager for the Americas, said: “We’re honoured to have two accomplished artists from one of the world’s most renowned ballet companies performing aboard our beautiful Silver Spirit. I know our guests will enjoy an exceptional entertainment experience.”
Daria Khokhlova joined the ballet company of the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009. Her repertoire includes such roles as Marie in The Nutcracker, the Ballerina in Petrushka, Princess Florina in Sleeping Beauty, and Olga in Onegin.
Artemy Belyakov, whose notable roles include, among others, Blue Bird in Sleeping Beauty, Lensky in Onegin, and the Evil Genius in Swan Lake, joined the ballet company of the Bolshoi Theatre in 2010.