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Synonyms for Karsavina

Russian dancer who danced with Nijinsky (1885-1978)

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Tamara Karsavina served as one of the most famous soloists of Diaghilev's legendary Ballet Russes.
Stravinsky wrote the score for Firebird, his first "Russian" ballet, Alexander Golovin provided the sets and costumes (with additional costumes by Bakst), and Fokine, who originally conceived the choreography for Pavlova, had to tailor it to the new female star of the company, Tamara Karsavina.
relates the lives and careers of five popular female dancers: Giovanna Baccelli, Adele Dumilatre, Tamara Karsavina, Moira Shearer, and Catherine Kerr.
Shortly after her work with Fokine, Pavlova went to Italy to study with one of the greatest teachers of all time, Enrico Cecchetti, who had also instructed other world-famous ballet dancers--Kchessinska, Karsavina, and Nijinsky.
Formerly known as the Imperial Ballet of the Mariinsky Theatre (named after Czar Alexander II's wife Marie), the Kirov is the great Russian mother company, a matryoshka doll hatching dancer after dancer--an infinity of dancers--from its Imperial School on Theatre Street, a continuum of star pupils that includes the legendary names Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, Vaslav Nijinsky.
The common, music hall audience had already been exposed to ballet in the form of small, populist troupes built around star dancers such as Pavlova, Genee, Karsavina, and others.
Mot Juste fared best of the British raiders, holding Irish challenger Karsavina for fourth place.
Two Irish hopefuls, Karsavina and Lime Gardens, complete the foreign quintet.
Karsavina runs in the May Hill on Wednesday while I'm looking forward to teaming-up again with Gimcrack winner Rock Of Gibraltar in the Champagne Stakes.
Stable jockey Mick Kinane has chosen Karsavina from the O'Brien sixtet.
Mauclair's favourite among the Russians was Thamar Karsavina, who, while already popular in London and then in Paris, was especially acclaimed for the creation of the Ballerina opposite Nijinski's Petrushka at the Chatelet in June 1911.
They are connected in a seamless fashion, and along the way some of Nijinsky's principal influences are portrayed, including Ballets Russes founder Serge Diaghilev, wife Romola Pulsky and prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina.
Si acaso, aunque en vision mas lejana todavia, el recuerdo, en Bellas Artes, de bailes muy distintos del tutu y las puntas del "clasico" de la Pawlova y la Karsavina, relatos danzarios como La luna y el venado, El chueco y asi.
Yet little has been known of 'Ivanov' when compared to the numerous books written on Nijinsky, Diaghilev, Tchaikovsky, Karsavina, Petipa, Fokine and so on.