The Globe and Mail

giselle12Jun. 17, 2016

“Lunkina’s ability to move weightlessly through complex grande allegro, her back leg lifting high on reflex, is a feat to witness. Drifting into the sleepy third arabesque so distinct to Giselle (the dancer nearly rests her head on her upper arm), Lunkina’s body seems to float on air.

I also found Lunkina convincing in the famous Act 1mad scene.”

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Toronto Star

June 16, 2016
“Svetlana Lunkina and Harrison James bring beautiful dancing and dramatic depth to 175-year-old ballet.”

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Fjord review

June 15, 2016giselle1

“Svetlana Lunkina is an artist of rare genius, which she wholeheartedly delivered in this, her finest role of Giselle… She gave a performance of unfathomable depth and beauty.”

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Dance Tabs

20 January 2016

National Ballet of Canada – The Winter’s Tale – Washington

“… it was the luminous Svetlana Lunkina, as a confident and passionate Paulina, the Queen’s Lady-in-Waiting, who ultimately claimed the evening with a performance of unparalleled dramatic insight and skill.”

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