Sydney and Violet Schiff, wealthy patrons of the Modernist movement, gave the party to honour Serge Diaghilev
, whose Ballets Russes had that very evening performed Stravinsky's comic ballet Le Renard.
Hold on to your theater seats--I'm about to give you a crash course on ballet impresario Serge Diaghilev
Performing between 1909 and 1929 under the leadership of Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev
, the Ballets Russes was the result of the collaboration between pioneering choreographers, dancers, composers and visual artists who revolutionized ballet, music and art.
In 1916 Serge Diaghilev
brought the Ballet Russe from Paris to New York City's Metropolitan Opera House for a January-to-May season.
When Serge Diaghilev
died in August 1929, the Ballets Russes immediately came to an end.
She was invited by Serge Diaghilev
to design sets for Ballets Russes.
During her lifetime Goncharova was a supreme innovator whose talents were appreciated by, among others, the impresario Serge Diaghilev
, founder of the Ballets Russes.
The exhibition, which runs from September to January, examines the work of the Ballet Russes and its artistic director, Serge Diaghilev
Es asi que el condecorado Claude Debussy (1862-1918) recibio un encargo del empresario Serge Diaghilev
para musicalizar un ballet que iba a ser coreografiado por Nijinsky y que tendria como marco una partida de tenis.
While stylistic analysis constitutes an important part of the content, the volume's main theme is the young composer's complex relationship with the Ballets Russes circle and its charismatic leader, Serge Diaghilev
1872: Serge Diaghilev
,known as the father of modern ballet, was born in Novgorod.
There is a man loving another man: Nijinsky and Serge Diaghilev
," Neumeier explains.
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.
Born in Russia in 1895 and trained at the Bolshoi, he was "discovered" by Serge Diaghilev
, who made him the star dancer of his Ballets Russes and the choreographer of works such as Parade (1917) and Pulcinella (1920) that launched the vogue for Modernist ballet.
Upon entering the exhibition, we're greeted by Jean Cocteau's affectionate homage to Serge Diaghilev
(1872-1929): 'Cet ogre .