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Ballet Russes

Preludes: Taming the Past

Barry Singer | Posted 07.16.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

I wanted to see Preludes at Lincoln Center Theater the minute I heard about it. A musical about Sergei Rachmaninoff's three-year writer's block brought on by the botched premiere of his first symphony, and the hypnotherapist who saved him? That's for me.

'Misia': A New Musical At Last

Barry Singer | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

I never knew Vernon Duke but I have been working with him for fifteen years now and I'm delighted to report that we are finally, finally, getting someplace.

Emily Weddle: The Ballets Russes, Four Patronesses and Me

Wellesley College | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Wellesley College

When I describe my thesis topic to other people, the first thing out of their mouth is, "Wow, how did you come up with that?"

A Conversation With Pianist Roman Rabinovich

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.11.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Pianist Roman Rabinovich is currently on a cross-country tour with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra. It is the orchestra's first appearance in the United States and is being led by its Principal Guest Conductor, Boguslaw Dawidow.

Picasso's Schmatte

Kipp Friedman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kipp Friedman

Picasso's Schmatte I've probably been to the Four Seasons in New York half a dozen times in my life, and have always associated the iconic Midtown Ma...

Claudia Folts: Tutu Nation's Pied Piper

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

"Tutus are every girl's dream at sometime in her life. I like the idea that Tutu.Com has a hand in making those dreams come true."

Must-See Exhibitions This Spring

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Spring is on our steps, so it's time to pack for either a short trip to Long Island or a longer trip to Europe in search of the most appealing ...

Highlights This Week: Cellos, Cheaters, And Cyberspace

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From cello renditions of a Kanye West hit to reports that creative people are more likely to cheat, from the discovery of a 1929 film of the Ballet Ru...

London Curator Discovers Rare Video Footage Of Ballet Russes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Ballet-nerds, rejoice! A video of what is strongly considered Sergei Diaghilev's Ballet Russes has been discovered by London-based curator Jane Pritch...

MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Diaghilev And The Ballet Russes On Display In London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON.- The V&A's major autumn exhibition, "Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909--1929", will explore the world of the influential...