Kirov Ballet

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La Bayadère - The Kirov Ballet's Revival of 1941
... In 1940 the Kirov Ballet once again made plans to revive La Bayadère, this time in a staging by the Balletmaster Vladimir Ponomarev and the Premier danseur Vakhtang ... Unlike Fyodor Lopukhov's revival of 1920 that included a short scene in which to end the ballet, Ponomarev and Chabukiani chose to end La Bayadère with the scene The Kingdom of the Shades ... the original apotheosis of Act IV was tacked on to the music in order to bring the ballet to a close ...
History Of Ballet - 20th Century and Modernism - Russia and The Ballets Russes
... Sergei Diaghilev brought ballet full-circle back to Paris when he opened his company, Ballets Russes ... His First ballet was L'apres-midi d'un Faune (Afternoon of a Faun) to music by Debussy ... for its two dimensional shapes and lack of ballet technique ...
La Bayadère
... Russian Баядерка transliterates to English as Bayaderka) is a ballet, originally staged in four acts and seven tableaux by French choreographer Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig ... was first performed by the Imperial Ballet at the Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre in St ... A scene from the ballet, known as The Kingdom of the Shades, is one of the most celebrated excerpts in all of classical ballet, and is considered to be one of the ...
Vakhtang Chabukiani - Variations
... productions derived from Vakhtang Chabukiani and Vladimir Ponomaryov's 1941 revival for the Kirov Ballet, and those productions derived from Natalia Makarova's 1980 version for American Ballet Theatre ... The Le corsaire pas de deux It was the noted Premier danseur of the Kirov Ballet Vakhtang Chabukiani who had the most influential hand in refashioning the male dancing of the Le corsaire pas de deux ... By the time the Kirov Ballet's Premier danseur Vakhtang Chabukiani danced the role in the 1930s, the character wore a costume which consisted of baggy pants and chains strapped around a shirt-less torso ...
Le Corsaire in Leningrad and The West - Konstantin Sergeyev's Revival of 1973
... In 1973, the Ballet Master of the Kirov Ballet, Konstantin Sergeyev, staged his own version of Le Corsaire that included new pieces and updated choreography ... Sergeyev's revival was pulled from the Kirov Ballet's repertory after only nine performances ... It has been said that the Ballet Master had fallen into disfavor with the Soviet government due to the recent defections from the U.S.S.R ...

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