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Articles tagged with "Sergei Diaghilev"

One masterpiece after another: The quiet revolutionism of Afternoon of a Faun

1 June 2015

Controversial at its premiere, this dreamlike story of unfulfilled desire has seduced several great artists over the past century.

Stravinsky and ballet: 'See the music, hear the dance'

31 October 2013

With The Rite of Spring returning, we look at some of Stravinsky's other iconic ballet scores.

The Rite of Spring celebrates 100 years

29 May 2013

The iconic ballet had its premiere century ago today.

Ballets Russes walking tour

21 December 2012

Follow in the footsteps of Diaghilev’s legendary dance company with a guided walk around Covent Garden.

The Firebird: A ‘riot of rich colour and fantastic movement’

11 December 2012

100 years after its London premiere, we take a look at the origins of one of the great Russian ballets.