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Denis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to Injury

Due to injury, Denis Matvienko, a guest artist with American Ballet Theatre, will withdraw from scheduled performances with the Company this Spring, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.

A principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet, Matvienko made his debut with American Ballet Theatre in 2012 dancing Solor in La Bayadère. His repertoire with ABT also includes Conrad in Le Corsaire and Basilio in Don Quixote.

Guest artist Alban Lendorf, a principal dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet, will replace Matvienko as Basilio in Don Quixote on Wednesday evening, May 14. Kevin Jackson, a principal dancer with Australian Ballet, will make his debut with ABT as an exchange artist, replacing Matvienko as Des Grieux in Manon at the matinee on Wednesday, June 4 and Friday evening, June 6. ABT Soloist Jared Matthews replaces Matvienko as Albrecht in Giselle on Thursday evening, June 19.



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