Ballets Russes

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Ballets Russes:

see Diaghilev, Sergei PavlovichDiaghilev, Sergei Pavlovich
, 1872–1929, Russian ballet impresario and art critic, grad. St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music, 1892. In 1898 he founded an influential journal, Mir Iskusstva [The World of Art].
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Captivated by performances of Les Ballets Russes and its principal dancers Nijinsky and Karsavina, Barbier illustrated and published two exquisite albums devoted to the dancers, and his career was launched.
La derniere partie de l'ouvrage, consacree a l'influence de Gautier sur l'art choregraphique, souligne la part qui lui revient dans la survivance du ballet romantique, notamment en Russie, mais elle montre aussi bien son influence sur le ballet symboliste et jusque sur les Ballets russes, qui lui emprunterent Le Spectre de la rose.
We were part of the first interactive satellite link where we could see and speak to a film company and vice versa and have shown live productions from the National Theatre London, Royal Opera London, Les Ballets Russes, Paris and the Met Opera, New York.
You and almost every art-loving Parisian with money to spend absolutely had to be sitting in the miraculously renovated Theatre du Chatelet on May 19, 1909, for the opening night of Serge Diaghilev's Les Ballets Russes.
With the appointment of Massine as choreographer-in- residence, Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo acquired most of the properties of the Diaghilev organization, and many of the favorite ballets were restaged for the new troupe.
Mr Bond, who has a prominent theatre-led background is continuing to lead the cinema into the 21st century, adding: "We were part of the first interactive satellite link where we could see and speak to a film company and vice versa and have shown live productions from the National Theatre London, Royal Opera London, Les Ballets Russes, Paris and the Met Opera, New York.
By 1923, Diaghilev had signed a contract with the principality for his company to become the official ballet of the Monte Carlo Opera and had changed its name to Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo.
After training in the pure Maryinsky tradition with the renowned Olga Preobrajenska in Paris, he was noticed by the Diaghilev demi-caractere dancer Leon Woizikowski and received excellent coaching from him as a member of two small touring companies, Les Ballets Russes de Paris, where he partnered the very young Nathalie Krassovska, and Les Ballets de Leon Woizikowski.
Its restaging of Les Presages ("Premonitions"), originally created in 1933 for Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo and revived by Tatiana Leskova assisted by Nelly Laport, added a fascinating dimension.