Posts Tagged ‘George Balanchine’

Geography of Ballet

A historical overview of ballet’s beginnings by Joseph Carman Who can take credit for ballet? Many people believe ballet to be a French invention, but the history of this art form is actually much more interesting and complicated than that. Ballet’s hub shifted from one century to the next, and European schools profoundly influenced one…

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March-April 2011 | Capturing Balanchine

The ghost of George Balanchine indisputably hovers over New York City Ballet, and one day last fall it was more than usually present. The occasion was a taping session devoted to Balanchine’s La Source, undertaken by The George Balanchine Foundation for its Interpreters Archive.

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