Diego Calderón Armién
ÇHonored Artist of Russia
Graduated from the Novosibirsk state choreographic college in 1989, V. Ryabov’s class.
1989 – 1990 soloist with the company Young ballet of Russia (Moscow)
1990 – 1991 soloist with the company Moscow New-York
He joined the Novosibirsk ballet company in 1991 and performed the following parts on stage: Siegfried, Rothbart (Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake; choreography by Ivanov, Petipa; revised by Sergeev), Nutcracker, Prince Orgeat, Mouse King, Drosselmeyer (Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker; choreography by Ivanov, Vainonen, Vikharev), Prince Désiré, Prince Charmant, Carabosse (The Sleeping Beauty; choreography by Petipa, revised by Sergeev), Crassus (Khachaturyan’s Spartacus; choreography by Grigorovich), Albrecht, Duke (Adam’s Giselle; chor. by Coralli, Perrot, Petipa), Soloist (Sonata to music by Scarlatti; chor. by Simonov), Ferkhad (A Legend of Love by Melikov; chor. by Grigorovich), Soloist (Les chemins de l'amour; music by Weill, Cosma, Poulenc; chor. by Miroshnichenko), Espada, Basilio (Don Quixote by Minkus; chor. by Petipa, Gorsky), Don Juan (Don Giovanni to music by Mozart; chor. by Sokovikova), Shakhriyar, (Amirov’s One Thousand and One Nights; chor. by Nazirova), N. Rezanov (Juno and Avos to music by Rybnikov; chor. by Dementieva), Golden Slave (Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade; chor. by Fokine), Bacchus (Walpurgis Night from Gounod’s Faust opera; chor. by Lavrovsky), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni to music by Mozart, chor. by Luka Veggetti), Pas-de-deux (Bournonville’s Conservatoire, or Caprices of a Ballet Master), Soloist (Dance of the Hours from the opera Gioconda; chor. by Vikharev), Soloist (Carmina Burana), Young man (Chpiniana to music by Bizet and Shchedrin, chor. by Fokine), Jose (Carmen Suite to music by Bizet and Shchedrin, chor. by Dementiev), Soloist (Serenade to music by by Tchaikovsky, chor. by Balanchine), Florestan (Schumann’s Carnaval), the Moor (Stravinsky’s Petrushka; chor. by Fokine), Steward (Stravinsky’s Le Baiser de la fée; chor. by Sigalova), Soloist (Russian Seasons to music by Desyatnikov; chor. by Sigalova, world premiere) and other.
He toured with the company to Germany, Portugal, Japan, Taiwan, Netherlands, Macao, Egypt, Thailand, China, Italy, South Korea, France, Spain. Several times he was invited to the Cairo Opera House (Egypt), was involved in the staging of Aida as choreographer. He also took part in international joint projects in Greece, Japan, Germany, Argentina.