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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Roland Petit's Thais Pas de deux

Like Frederick Ashton, Petit was inspired by Massenet's beautiful music.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

The Bright Stream

If you've never heard of the ballet The Bright Stream (choreography by Ratmansky, music by Shostakovich) and are wondering whether it's worth it to go and see the Bolshoi live broadcast on Sunday the 29th, check out the whole microsite that ABT, who are performing it in June, have devoted to it. Click here for videos, synopsis, and more. I saw it last year and found it very entertaining.:

Friday, April 6, 2012

Principal casting for Bolshoi Live The Bright Stream April 29

Zina, a local amusements’ organizerSvetlana Lunkina
Pyotr, an agricultural studentMikhail Lobukhin
BalerinaMaria Alexandrova
Ballet DancerRuslan Skvortsov
AccordionistDenis Savin
Old Dacha DwellerAlexei Loparevich
Anxious-to-be-younger-than-she-is Dacha DwellerAnastasia Vinokur
Gavrilych, inspector of qualityYegor Simachev
Galya, a schoolgirlXenia Pchelkina
MilkmaidAnastasia Meskova
Tractor DriverAlexander Voytyuk
HighlanderAlexander Vorobiyov
Field Worker from KubanBatyr Annadurdyev

Monday, April 2, 2012

Love Lies Bleeding on CBC TV

The CBC will be airing a TV version of Jean Grand-Maitre's ballet based on the life of Elton John, Love Lies Bleeding, with Alberta Ballet, on CBC TV, Thursday June 7 at 9 pm.