composes and plays the music of life. She makes it sound fresh no
matter how many times you hear it. Ballet teachers if you
want to get inspired while creating a new class for your students
listen to Anna's CDs!
will open this invisible door. She will invite you into her world,
generously sharing her talent. You will be floating on the spirit
of Gypsy passion. You will get to know the deep Slavic soul. You
will enjoy spicy, unforgettable melodies.
was such an honor for me to realize this project with Anna Korab.
She is a true artist, a top-class professional, and just a lovely
person to work with.
several months before we went into the recording studio, Anna played
and tested the music at hundreds of classes in New York City (where
she is one of the best and most-loved pianists). At the same time,
I worked with the music in my own classes in Los Angeles with children,
adults and professionals.
she and I picked the truly best to record. The result is 3 coordinated
CDs where every track is original and vibrant unmatched
unless, of course, Anna plays for you live!"
Bourlina studied under Kirov ballet master Ninella Kurgapkina and
graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Classical Ballet in St. Petersburg,
Russia, in 1984. For the next 12 years she performed at the Mariinsky
Theatre and around the world with the Kirov Ballet & Opera Company.
She has worked with international directors Julie Taymor, Oleg Ignatief,
David Freeman and Natalia Volkova. Currently she teaches and choreographs
in Los Angeles. (Back
Korab has written music for film, theater, TV, stage and radio.
She was music director of a grand performance at the United Nations,
NYC, for "Zoran Gabor and His Fiery Gypsy Orchestra" in
1990. She has played for the "Trocaderos de Monte Carlo"
and for ballet artists Vladimir Dokoudovsky, Igor Youskevitch, Nina
Stroganova, Madame Pereyaslavec, Finis Jhung, David Howard, and
Mikhail Baryshnikov. She is a member of ASCAP. (Back