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Articles tagged with "George Balanchine"

The most beautiful paintings inspired by dance

27 July 2016

From Degas to Matisse – we take a look at some of the best art capturing dance.

Tchaikovsky Pas de deux Dance highlight: A thrilling, virtuoso dance for two

26 October 2015

The entire short work is a highlight in George Balanchine’s exuberant and demanding pas de deux, set to rediscovered music by Tchaikovsky.

Irresistible stories: Myth and art

22 June 2015

Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.

Ballet Essentials: The Four Temperaments / Untouchable / Song of the Earth

26 March 2015

Our quick guide to The Royal Ballet’s mixed programme featuring Hofesh Shechter's debut with the Company and masterpieces by George Balanchine and Kenneth MacMillan.

Radical Ballet: How Balanchine turned ballet's gender conventions on their head with The Four Temperaments

23 March 2015

In a historic turning point, Balanchine subverted the established traditions of classical ballet to create a new kind of dance.

Britten and ballet: A surprisingly rich relationship

31 October 2014

Although he only created one full-length ballet, the composer had more to do with dance than you might think.

Ballet and myth: A fascination that goes back centuries

1 September 2014

How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.

Watch: Our favourite Wendy Whelan clips

17 July 2014

In preparation for the European premiere of Restless Creature, we explore the NYC Ballet dancer’s top YouTube moments.

With a slip of the foot: How rehearsal mishaps and improvisation can leave a lasting legacy in ballet choreography

19 May 2014

George Balanchine isn't the only choreographer to be influenced by the environment of the rehearsal studio.

Jerome Robbins: A master of both ballet and musical choreography

16 May 2014

Balanchine's rival for the title of America's greatest 20th-century choreographer created ballets as well as the musicals West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof.

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