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Synonyms for Diaghilev

Russian ballet impresario who founded the Russian ballet and later introduced it to the West (1872-1929)

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Diaghilev chewed nervously on his silver-topped cane while Chanel, white with anger, hissed "Shingle your hair madame, it's the Twenties, everyone else has
Inclined to make as many enemies as allies, Buckle is not mentioned in a long editorial about Diaghilev written by Denys Sutton for the October 1969 issue of Apollo.
The new company's first performances were in April 1932, with a repertoire consisting of some Diaghilev ballets and new works by George Balanchine and Leonide Massine.
Diaghilev was also short-sighted: he refused to have the Ballets Russes filmed because he thought motion pictures "were merely a cheap form of entertainment.
In addition to this Diaghilev was a skillful and talented entrepreneur.
Three costumes for The Australian Ballet pay tribute to Diaghilev and de Basil's companies' productions of Aurora's Wedding, a grand pageant filled with wonderful dances which represents the end of The Sleeping Beauty, and the close of the Visitors Centre exhibition.
The trio included Diaghilev (later renamed River Dancer), who shattered the European auction record when selling for 3.
The author argues that Diaghilev not only brought Prokofiev into the modern ballet universe, thus providing the means of his success in the West, but also--over years of patient guidance--educated his brash but inexperienced compatriot about the intricacies of effective ballet writing.
Frakes oversees both Diaghilev Lounge and Ten20 Cafe there.
He spanned the worlds of Proust and Picasso, Diaghilev and Warhol, Stravinsky and Piaf, animating them all with his imaginative, insatiably inventive spirit.
When Diaghilev became exasperated with him for not delivering the score for the commissioned ballet The Firebird on time, he contacted twenty-eight-year-old Igor Stravinsky, who had already learned of the conflict and begun his own version.
He will be joined in the line-up by stable companion Diaghilev, who won the Prix la Force at Chantilly earlier this month.
Yet little has been known of 'Ivanov' when compared to the numerous books written on Nijinsky, Diaghilev, Tchaikovsky, Karsavina, Petipa, Fokine and so on.
FROM Diaghilev to Disney, the fable of Princess Scheherazade and her mesmerising tales told over 1001 Arabian Nights have transcended ages and cultures.