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Articles tagged with "Lev Ivanov"

Petipa and Ivanov: The dance partnership that saved Swan Lake

10 February 2015

Behind the delicate pas de deux, Swan Lake is a battleground for ballet history buffs – which choreographer should get the credit for this classical masterpiece?

Ballet Essentials: Swan Lake

2 February 2015

Our quick guide to Tchaikovsky’s soaring ballet masterpiece.

A Spoonful of Sugar: Tchaikovsky's use of the celesta in The Nutcracker

12 November 2013

How Tchaikovsky used an entirely new instrument to score the Sugar Plum Fairy's famous solo.

From Russia with love: in praise of Petipa and Ivanov

27 July 2011

A look at two colossuses of Russian ballet.