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Maya Plisetskaya

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088571

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088571.001.0001

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Life on Kutuzovsky Prospect

Life on Kutuzovsky Prospect

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(p.184) Chapter Thirty Life on Kutuzovsky Prospect
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I, Maya Plisetskaya
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Maya Plisetskaya

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0030

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya focuses on her married life with Rodion Shchedrin, with whom she shared an apartment on Kutuzovsky Prospect in Moscow. She also talks about her maid, Ekaterina Alexeyevna Zhamkova. Maya and Rodion spent their free evenings on Kutuzovsky with Lilya Yuryevna Brik and Vasily Abgarovich Katanyan, her last husband. Meanwhile, Vera Stroyeva began filming Khovanshchina based on Dmitri Shostakovich's orchestration of Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky's opera at Mosfilm Studios. Maya danced the Persian for the ballet. From time to time she would charm distinguished visitors with performances such as Swan Lake and signed up for fewer concerts. Maya began rehearsing the second version of Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev's The Stone Flower. Nikita Khrushchev appointed Alexander Shelepin as KGB head.

Keywords:   ballet, Rodion Shchedrin, apartment, Kutuzovsky Prospect, Moscow, Lilya Yuryevna Brik, Khovanshchina, opera, Swan Lake

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