Sergei Diaghilev

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

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1) Media City Ballet dancers rehearse for Sunday's season-opening "Ballet Russe Remembered," a tribute to the famous troupe founded in France in 1909 by Russian cultural impressario Sergei Diaghilev.
This final program of Sarasota Ballet's season opens with a special tribute to Sergei Diaghilev and The Ballets Russes, and continues with Fokine's Les Sylphides and Petrushka, along with Nijinsky's Afternoon of a Faun, presented with live music by the Sarasota Orchestra.
Other traces of Casati abound: she is the femme fatale of Gabriele d'Annunzio's decadent tales; subject of a stanza of Jack Kerouac's San Francisco Blues (1954); friend of Sergei Diaghilev, Ezra Pound and F.
I visited The Victoria and Albert Museum in London just yesterday and saw a lot of sculpture - Rodin's a particular favourite of mine - and a fascinating exhibit about the ballet impresario, Sergei Diaghilev.
When she learned that Kirstein had unwittingly witnessed the funeral of the Ballets Russes impresario, Sergei Diaghilev, in Venice in 1929, she considered it a sign that he would bridge two eras.
The Russian Ballet of Sergei Diaghilev is represented by several delightful programmes now extremely collectable.
Balanchine was discovered by Sergei Diaghilev, whose Ballets Russes also produced the great works by Mikhail Fokine and Vaslav Nijinsky.
The BOB tour will feature an hommage to Sergei Diaghilev, as well as Romeo and Juliet as imagined by Tiit Harm.
The influence of Pablo Picasso - who, though he disdained the Frenchman's adulation, was Cocteau's greatest inspiration after Sergei Diaghilev - was glancingly visible, appearing, for example, in the motifs decorating a group of ceramics and in various images of satyrs and fauns.