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Paris original

Paris original

Paris original Born on this day in 1890 fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFPVvBjWR_c On this day in 1838 Berlioz’ Benvenuto Cellini premiered in Paris. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3lpxazJw0c On this day in 1868 Bizet&8217;s Pêcheurs de perles premiered in Paris. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQQ3uEeMEFI Source: Music-2 Paris original Read More »

Meet the Houston Ballet Dancer Who Performed an Iconic Sylvie Guillem Role While Still in the Corps

Meet the Houston Ballet Dancer Who Performed an Iconic Sylvie Guillem Role While Still in the Corps

Meet the Houston Ballet Dancer Who Performed an Iconic Sylvie Guillem Role While Still in the Corps With her curly red tresses, Houston Ballet soloist Alyssa Springer may look like she stepped out of a Botticelli painting, making her a natural fit in classic story ballets. But watch her in contemporary work, and you see the great bones of her versatile technique. A favorite of visiting choreographers, Springer was promoted to demi-soloist in 2017 and ... Read More »

Meet the 2019 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Meet the 2019 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Meet the 2019 Dance Magazine Award Honorees The 2019 Dance Magazine Awards are here! A tradition dating back to 1954, the Dance Magazine Awards have long celebrated living legends who’ve made a lasting impact on dance. These days, we go even further with our recently added Chairman’s Award for distinctive leaders behind the scenes, and Harkness Promise Awards, a grant for innovative young choreographers. So who’s included among this year’s honorees? Sara Mearns Ever since ... Read More »

Get this Pati started

Get this Pati started

Get this Pati started Politics and romance were entangled in a spectacular fashion at the War Memorial Opera House last Friday, September 6, when San Francisco Opera opened their 97th season with Charles Gounod’s 1867 opera Roméo et Juliette. It was not just because the warring households of the Capulets and the Montagues were decked in red and blue respectively (mirroring the colors associated with both Parties), but primarily also because of “Impeach Trump now!” ... Read More »

“We are asleep until we fall in love!”

“We are asleep until we fall in love!”

“We are asleep until we fall in love!” Born on this day in 1828 writer Lev Nikolayevich “Leo” Tolstoy. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8hecZjtTtw Happy 43rd birthday singer Michael Buble. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmxGxzY-iqg Birthday anniversaries of opera and stage director Max Reinhardt (1873), soprano Miriam Licette (1892), director and designer Filippo Sanjust (1925). baritone William Dooley (1932) and conductor Richard Divall (1945). Source: Music-2 “We are asleep until we fall in love!” Read More »

Peek Backstage During Roberto Bolle's Final Bow with ABT

Peek Backstage During Roberto Bolle's Final Bow with ABT

Peek Backstage During Roberto Bolle's Final Bow with ABT Roberto Bolle’s rise in ballet reads like a fairy tale—one in which he’s the prince. At 15, he was hand-picked by Rudolf Nureyev to perform with La Scala Ballet, and by 19 he was hired into the company. Two years later, he rose to the rank of principal, and in 2009, he joined American Ballet Theatre. “A lot of ballets remind me of Roberto,” says Hee ... Read More »

Cold dead hands

Cold dead hands

Cold dead hands The press department at the English National Opera is considering a revamp of the company’s press seating policy, perhaps offering to mainstream critics a single prime ticket instead of the pair of free ducats bestowed hitherto. This modest proposal has been met with a chorus of rage from the British press (not pictured)! Groans Alexandra Coghlan of the Spectator: Reviewing a show for most of us takes place after a day’s work – ... Read More »

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