Rimma Karelskaya passed away Rimma Karelskaya, a wonderful ballerina, pedagogue and a People's Artist of Russia passed away at the age of 87 after the siege of illness. The Bolshoi Theatre mourns for this loss and expresses its deepest condolences to the ballerina's relatives and friends.
The last respects to Rimma K. Karelskaya will be paid on Saturday, September 27th, at the mortuary of the N.V. Sklifosovsky Institute of Emergency Medicine at 11 a.m. Address: Bolshaya Sukharevskaya square, building 9. The bus for those, who would like to pay the last respect to the late ballerina, will depart from the Bolshoi Theatre at 10.15 a.m. Rimma Karelskaya will be buried at the Peredelkino cemetery.
(photo) As Mirtha in Giselle. Photo from Bolshoi Theatre Museum