Yuri Baranov


He was born in Kiev. In 1991-1996 studied at the Kiev choreographic college. Then he continued his education at the Moscow Choreographic Academy (Igor Uksusnikov’s class). On completing his studies there in 1998 he joined the Bolshoi Ballet.



Policemen (Cipollino. Music by Karen Khachaturyan. Genrikh Mayorov production)
Cavaliers (Balda to music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Vladimir Vasiliev production) — was among the creators of this ballet at Bolshoi Theatre
Four dandies (Anyuta to music of V. Gavrilin, choreography by V. Vassiliev)


Pas d’action (Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa in the version by Vladimir Vasiliev)


Waltz (Swan Lake by P. Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky. In the 2nd version by Yuri Grigorovich)
Cavalier of the Lady of Heart (Fantasy on the Casanova Theme to music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mikhail Lavrovsky production)
Role in Passacaille to music by Anton von Webern. Rolan Petit production — was among the creators of this ballet at Bolshoi Theatre


Friends to Colas (La Fille mal gardée by L. Hérold, choreography by F. Ashton)


Kubans (The Bright Stream. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky production) — was among the creators of this ballet at Bolshoi Theatre
Grand Pas, Hungarian dance (Raimonda by A.Glazunov. Choreography by M. Petipa in the version of Y. Grigorovich)
Two pairs in part I (Symphony C-major to music by G. Bizet, choreography by G. Balanchine)
Bernard (Raimonda)
Gladiator (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Friends to Ferkhad (A Legend of Love. Music by Arif Melikov. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Cabala (Lea to music by Leonard Bernstein. Alexei Ratmansky production, the second version)


Lieutenants (A Midnight’s Summer Dream to the music of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and G. Ligeti, choreography by John Neumeier)
Evil genius (Swan Lake)
Fisherman (Cesare Pugni’s La Fille du Pharaon; Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa)
Temptation (Les Presages to music by P, Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine)


Friend to Prince, Waltz’ Soloist (Cinderella by S. Prokofiev, Y. Possokhov and Y. Borisov production) — was among the creators of this ballet at Bolshoi Theatre
Friend to Boris (The Golden Age. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Yuri Grigorovich production)


Soloist (Class Concert to music by A.Glazunov, A. Lyadov, A. Rubinstein, D. Shostakovich; choreography by Asaf Messerer)


Hilarion (Giselle in the version by V. Vasiliev)
Gurn (Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg)
Hunters (participant of the opening night performance at the Bolshoi theater), Antoine Mistral (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Shepherds (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)


Crassus (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Albert, friend to Phoebus (C. Puni’s Esmeralda, (Esmeralda by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Marius Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev)


Tybalt (Romeo and Julie by S. Prokofiev. Production by Y. Grigorovich)


Friends to Lucien (Illusions perdues. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky) — participant of the opening night performance at the Bolshoi theater
Foreign Princes seeking Aurora’s hand in marriage, Bluebird (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich’s version)


Leading part in Emeralds (Part I of Jewels to music by G. Faure, choreography by G. Balanchine)

Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia