After an unparalleled career that has spanned almost 35 years of both dancing ballet and contemporary work, Sylvie Guillem presents her final dance programme. Music “Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: II. Arietta (Adagio molto semplice e cantabile)” by Ivo Pogorelich (iTunes)
Choreography by Sir Frederick Ashton Music by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Anthony Dowell as Oberon Wayne Sleep as Puck
Sylvie Guillem, 19y old, is dancing with Patrick Dupond the pas de deux from le Corsaire. Recorded at La Sorbonne’s Hall (Paris)
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After the sell-out success of her two London seasons the legendary Sylvie Guillem returns, joined onstage by Russell Maliphant for the very first time at Birmingham Hippodrome. Sylvie Guillem is widely regarded as the most ‘brilliant ballerina of her generation’ THE GUARDIAN Russell Maliphant has developed a unique approach to choreography, encompassing his vast experience of ballet and contemporary dance as well as capoeira, t’ai chi and yoga, to create a language which is elegant, articulate and resonant. ‘A choreographer of persistent accomplishment and a performer of enduring fascination…. mesmerising’ THE TIMES on Russell Maliphant This mixed programme features Push [More]
Martha Graham (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American dancer and choreographer, recognized as the initiator of modern dance. It was an exceptional artist and her work is equated to the work of Picasso and Kandinsky in the visual arts.
Nureyev: From Russia With Love BBC Documentary 2007 Documentary telling the story of dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s rise to fame in the years before he defected from communist Russia and began his long stage partnership with the British ballerina, Margot Fonteyn. Through the vivid memories of those who knew him best, this psychological portrait tracks the origins of his rebellious character, his complex personal relationships and his artistic genius. It features previously unseen footage of his early triumphs in Leningrad, filmed by a German teenager with whom he fell in love, and who encouraged him to leave his homeland.
Manon – Bedroom – Pas de deux Elena Glurdjidze
EsmeraldaMaria Kochetkova Luxembourg 2003 Esmeralda