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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Caption: Sergei Diaghilev, who was terrified of the sea, posing with a life preserver aboard a ship
With which branch of the arts was the Russian Sergei Diaghilev associated?
Most noted for her career with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and touring internationally, she was widely considered to be one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of the 20th century.
The organization of the addenda is meant to ease readers ability to search the collection for specific items, such as Ballets and Operas Produced or Projected by Sergei Diaghilev, Plays Produced or Projected by Vsevolod Meierkhold and Alexander Tairov, and Women Artists in the Lobanov-Rostovsky Collection, to name but a few.
The impresario, Sergei Diaghilev, flashed the houselights to restore order.
Born in Slinfold in Sussex, he joined Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921, was a principal from 1924 and joined the Vic-Wells Ballet in the 1930s, also as a principal.
Cave posits that at least part of the offer's appeal for de Valois (a soloist with the Ballets Russes from 1923 to 1926) was that, like Sergei Diaghilev, Yeats conceived "performance as a united aesthetic"(7).
The outbreak of World War I found the family in Spain and Portugal, where the artist founded Casa Sonia, her first attempt to produce fashions and home decor for clients including Sergei Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes company members.
LYDIA LOPOKOVA is not a name that comes to mind when one thinks of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, which is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding this year.
In 1914, Nijinska had left Paris, where she and her brother Vaslav Nijinsky danced with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, in order to return to her native Russia.
It is impossible to underestimate the influence of Sergei Diaghilev (1872-1929) on twentieth-century ballet history.
French choreographer Thierry Malandain's company, Biarritz Ballet, honors the seminal Russian dance impressario Sergei Diaghilev with innovative versions of Ballets Russes classics.
Running a close second was Brit Tony Tanner with "Charlatan," his clever, faultlessly acted one-person "memoir" about impresario Sergei Diaghilev.
Skyscrapers, a ballet scored by John Alden Carpenter on a commission from the Russian producer Sergei Diaghilev, was produced at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.