Azzoni, Silvia

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Silvia Azzoni Biography

Notable: Born 1973; Hamburg Ballet 

Silvia Azzoni was born in Turin, Italy, in 1973. She studied in Turin and at the School of Hamburg Ballet. Main teachers Dragica Zach, Marianne Kruuse, Ilse Wiedmann and Kevin Haigen. She joined the Hamburg Ballet in 1993. Promoted to soloist in 1996 and to principal in 2001.

She created Woman in Stephan Thoss’s Rennen hinter dem was flieht, solos in John Neumeier’s Time after Time from Images from Bartók, Messiah and Winterreise and in Christopher Wheeldon’s VIII.

Repertoire includes:

  • Nausikaa in Odyssey
  • Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Manon Lescaut and Prudence in The Lady of the Camellias
  • Juliet in Romeo and Juliet
  • Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty
  • Marie in The Nutcracker
  • A Stepsister in A Cinderella Story
  • Princess Claire in Illusions – like “Swan Lake”
  • Giselle
  • Peasant Pas de deux and Moyna in Giselle
  • Elaine in The Saga of King Arthur
  • The Other – Ingrid
  • The green One
  • Anitra in Peer Gynt (all by John Neumeier)
  • Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek)