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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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directed by Jonathan Haswell, fl. 1997; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, 1973-; designed by Bob Crowley, fl. 2001, Bob Crowley, fl. 2001, Natasha Katz; produced by Oliver MacFarlane, fl. 1986; performed by Steven McRae, fl. 2004, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Zenaida Yanowsky, 1975-, Edward Watson, 1976-, Lauren Cuthbertson, fl. 2002, Simon Russell Beale, 1961- and Sergei Polunin, 1989-, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet (Opus Arte, 2011), 2 hours 30 mins
Lewis Carroll’s ever-popular story provides the basis for Christopher Wheeldon’s spectacular new work, starring Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson. Captivating designs by Bob Crowley, an engaging and passionate score by Joby Talbot, and Wheeldon’'s breathtaking choreography combine to produce in the word...
directed by Jonathan Haswell, fl. 1997; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, 1973-; designed by Bob Crowley, fl. 2001, Bob Crowley, fl. 2001, Natasha Katz; produced by Oliver MacFarlane, fl. 1986; performed by Steven McRae, fl. 2004, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Zenaida Yanowsky, 1975-, Edward Watson, 1976-, Lauren Cuthbertson, fl. 2002, Simon Russell Beale, 1961- and Sergei Polunin, 1989-, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet (Opus Arte, 2011), 2 hours 30 mins
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Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: EDWARD VILLELLA coaching principal roles from 'Rubies' from Jewels
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; interview by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; performed by Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg, fl. 1994, Renato Penteado, fl. 2009 and Edward Villella, 1936- (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2010), 1 hour 13 mins
In this video Edward Villella coaches the two principal roles from Balanchine's "Rubies."
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; interview by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; performed by Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg, fl. 1994, Renato Penteado, fl. 2009 and Edward Villella, 1936- (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2010), 1 hour 13 mins
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Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: MARIA TALLCHIEF coaching
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directed by Catherine Tatge, fl. 2004; composed by Paul Hindemith, 1895-1963; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Catherine Tatge, fl. 2004; performed by Maria Tallchief, 1925-2013, Wendy Whelan, 1967- and Damian Woetzel, 1967- (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2008), 1 hour 53 mins
Maria Tallchief danced the Sanguinic pas de deux with Nicholas Magallanes in Ballet Society's second performance of The four temperaments, and created the ballerina role in Sylvia pas de deux, partnered by Magallanes, for New York City Ballet in 1950. She works on fine points of the choreography of these ballets w...
directed by Catherine Tatge, fl. 2004; composed by Paul Hindemith, 1895-1963; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Catherine Tatge, fl. 2004; performed by Maria Tallchief, 1925-2013, Wendy Whelan, 1967- and Damian Woetzel, 1967- (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2008), 1 hour 53 mins
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Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: MIMI PAUL coaching the Sicilienne variation and the Nocturne (
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Mimi Paul, Sara Mearns, 1986- and Jonathan Stafford, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2011), 1 hour 19 mins
Mimi Paul discusses the walking in the duet, George Balanchine coaching her on walking as if on a tightrope, how she was in her own dream-like world but still aware of partner (Francisco Moncion), how she listened to the music to become more comfortable, why there are pulses or notches used in the movements of thi...
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Mimi Paul, Sara Mearns, 1986- and Jonathan Stafford, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2011), 1 hour 19 mins
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Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: SUZANNE FARRELL coaching principal roles from Monumentum Pro Gesualdo & Movements for Piano and Orchestra
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; composed by Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Suzanne Farrell, 1945-, Jennifer Fournier and Runqiao Du (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 1 hour 55 mins
Suzanne Farrell, who created the female role in George Balanchine's Movements for piano and orchestra in 1963 and replaced Diana Adams following the premiere of George Balanchine's Monumentum pro Gesualdo and movements in 1960 for the New York City Ballet, coaches two Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancers in the principa...
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; composed by Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Suzanne Farrell, 1945-, Jennifer Fournier and Runqiao Du (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 1 hour 55 mins
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Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: YVONNE MOUNSEY coaching the Siren's solo and the Pas de Deux from Prodigal Son
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Melissa Barak, Arsen Serobian and Yvonne Mounsey, 1919- (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2010), 1 hour 43 mins
Yvonne Mounsey discusses being coached by Felia Doubrovska, the narrative of the ballet, her approach to learning the music, the non-classical movements, meeting George Balanchine in 1941 and how she became a member of Balanchine's company.Felia Doubrovska's interview is an excerpt from the film by Virginia Brooks...
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Melissa Barak, Arsen Serobian and Yvonne Mounsey, 1919- (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2010), 1 hour 43 mins
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Jewels: Ballet in three parts
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directed by Brian Large, 1939-; conducted by Tugan Sokhiev, 1977-; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; designed by Peter Harvey, 1933-, Barbara Karinska, 1886-1983; produced by Mariinsky Theatre; performed by Irina Golub, 1980-, Igor Zelenski, 1969-, Ulyana Lopatkina, Andrian Fadeyev and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov), St Petersburg, in Jewels: Ballet in three parts (Saint Petersburg Federal City: Mariinsky, 2011), 1 hour 32 mins
The Mariinsky Ballet (formerly known as the Kirov) is probably the world’s greatest ballet company with an astonishing heritage and is home to many of the most celebrated dancers. The ballet tours regularly, as well as performing throughout the year in St Petersburg. During 2011 it visits the USA, UK, Spain, Sou...
directed by Brian Large, 1939-; conducted by Tugan Sokhiev, 1977-; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; designed by Peter Harvey, 1933-, Barbara Karinska, 1886-1983; produced by Mariinsky Theatre; performed by Irina Golub, 1980-, Igor Zelenski, 1969-, Ulyana Lopatkina, Andrian Fadeyev and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov), St Petersburg, in Jewels: Ballet in three parts (Saint Petersburg Federal City: Mariinsky, 2011), 1 hour 32 mins
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The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Le Spectre de la Rose
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Igor Kolb, 1977- and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Le Spectre de la Rose (Digital Classics Distribution), 11 mins
Created by Fokine to the music of Weber’s Invitation to the Dance, Le Spectre de la rose is one of the choreographer’s most poetic creations. With Zhanna Ayupova as the young girl who dreams that the spirit of the rose (Igor Kolb) enters her window and dances with her before disappearing with a spectacular lea...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Igor Kolb, 1977- and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Le Spectre de la Rose (Digital Classics Distribution), 11 mins
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The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Shéhérazade
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Galina Rakhmanova, fl. 2002, Alexandra Iosifidi, fl. 2002, Yana Serebriakova, fl. 1995, Igor Petrov, fl. 1981-2002, Andrei Yakovlev, fl. 2002, Vladimir Ponomarev, fl. 2002, Farukh Ruzimatov, 1963- and Svetlana Zakharova, 1979-, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Shéhérazade (Digital Classics Distribution), 38 mins
Sheherazade is based on the first story of The Thousand and One Nights and danced to music by Rimsky-Korsakov. When it was first staged, with Nijinsky in the role of the Golden Slave, Mikhail Fokine’s choreography of the exotic and passionate tale was a huge success. The ballet’s triumph was also due to the fa...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Galina Rakhmanova, fl. 2002, Alexandra Iosifidi, fl. 2002, Yana Serebriakova, fl. 1995, Igor Petrov, fl. 1981-2002, Andrei Yakovlev, fl. 2002, Vladimir Ponomarev, fl. 2002, Farukh Ruzimatov, 1963- and Svetlana Zakharova, 1979-, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Shéhérazade (Digital Classics Distribution), 38 mins
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'Meditation' from Thaïs
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directed by Margaret Williams, 1950-; conducted by Emmanuel Plasson; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton (London, England: Opus Arte), 8 mins
Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, was one of the 20th century's most influential choreographers, whose musical, subtle and graceful style and extraordinary gift for storytelling had a profound impact on the development of British ballet. This special programme, performed at the Royal Ope...
directed by Margaret Williams, 1950-; conducted by Emmanuel Plasson; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton (London, England: Opus Arte), 8 mins
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