Yuriko Kajiya as Giselle

I didn't see Yuriko Kajiya when she danced at ABT.  When I started to attend ballet performances again, she had already left the company for Houston Ballet.  By the evidence shown in the following videos, Houston Ballet won themselves a gorgeous ballet dancer and ABT lost out big time.

This clip was filmed in Japan about 2 years ago.  Kajiya dances Giselle's solo.  Just watch her lovely phrasing of the steps that is so musical.  I wish I could see her dance it live.

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