Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev

Standard Name: Diaghilev, Sergei Pavlovich


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Jane Howard
Jane Howard's mother, Katharine M. Howard , née Somervell, the intellectual of her very musical family, had trained as a ballet dancer and had a brief career with Diaghilev 's Ballets Russes under the name...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
Violet Keppel (later VT ) became acquainted, initially through her mother 's connections, with Diaghilev , Nijinsky , and Russian prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina , as well as authors George Moore and Hugh Walpole .
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
Occupation Una Troubridge
By the age of sixteen, UT had begun receiving commissions for her sculptures and had rented a studio of her own in which to exhibit her works. The money she earned from these commissions gave...
Travel Nina Hamnett
Gellibrand (NH gives only her surname) was the daughter of a Russian mother and an English father who shipped timber for pit-props from the northern forests.
Hooker, Denise. Nina Hamnett: queen of bohemia. Constable and Company Limited, 1986.
Most of NH 's two months of...


4 June 1910
Schéhérazade (with music by Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov ) was first performed in Paris by Diaghilev 's Ballets Russes or Russian Ballet .
6 March 1911
The Ballets RussesSergei Pavlovich Diaghilev gave the final performance of their first season (which included Le Dieu Bleu, L'Oiseau de Feu, L'Après-Midi d'un Faune, and Prince Igor) at Covent Garden Opera House , in London.
11, 14, and 23 July 1913
Diaghilev 's Ballets Russes brought Igor Stravinsky 's Le Sacre du Printemps to London.
22 July 1919
Manuel de Falla 's ballet set in eighteenth-century Spain, The Three Cornered Hat, with sets and costumes designed by Pablo Picasso , premiered at the Alhambra Theatre in London, performed by the Ballets RussesSergei Pavlovich Diaghilev .