Ulvi Azizov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 1985 to a family of a famous dancer Rafik Azizov and a doctor Nushaba Guluzade. In 1992 he joined and in 2003 graduated from the Baku Choreographic School. After he moved to Turkey where he continued his studies of classical ballet. After successful performance at the International Ballet Competition “Young Ballet of the World” organized by Yury Grigorovich in 2006 Ulvi Azizov was awarded a special prize and invited by legendary dancer Vadim Pisarev to participate at the “World Ballet Stars” Gala as well as in the Germany and Switzerland tours. In 2009 Ulvi Azizov was awarded by the international organization for his contribution to the development of ballet Arts and the high level of professional skills at the Rudolf Nureev XVI International Ballet Festival. He has also performed the same year at the International Ballet Gala “World Ballet Stars” at the Hungarian National Opera and after the performance received the special Gala Award”. Ulvi Azizov has performed as the guest star in France, Italy, Greece, Ukraine, Finland, Hungary, Slovakia, Russia, Latvia, Czech Republic, Azerbaijan etc. The partners of Ulvi Azizov: Isabelle Ciaravola, Roberta Marquez, Adeline Pastor, Aleszja Popova, Lali Kandelaki, Andrea Kramesova and others.
Repertoire includes principal roles in the ballets such as
- Don Quixote – chor. M.Petipa/A.Gorsky;
- La Bayadere – chor. M.Petipa; “Le Corsaire” – chor. M.Petipa;
- Sleeping beauty” – chor. M.Petipa;
- Swan Lake – chor. M.Petipa, L.Ivanov;
- Giselle – chor. M.Petipa, Z.Pero, Z.Koralli;
- La Fille Mal Gardee – chor. K.Shmorgoner;
- Spartacus – chor. G.Hasyanova;
- Queen Aba – chor. S.Teregulov;
- Der Sandmann – chor. C.Spuck;
- Tango+ Voyage – M.Wainrot;
- My friend, the Mediterranean sea – chor. M.Balkan.
Prizes and awards
Ulvi Azizov was awarded a prize for his contribution to the development of ballet Arts and the high level of professional skills at the Rudolf Nureyev XVI International Ballet Festival. He performed at the XVIII International Ballet Star Gala World Ballet Stars at the Hungarian National Opera and after the performance received the special Gala Award.
- Official website
- The Daily Ballet
- ...Ulvi Azizov has performed a role of Prince Desire in the Sleeping Beauty ballet...
- ...Ballet star Ulvi Azizov will perform at the Prague State Opera in the Role of Basil in the premiere of "Don Quixote"...
- The National Theatre is the Czech Republic’s - Ulvi Azizov