Ballets Russes


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Butts
Her accounts of her marriage were disingenuous in several respects. She described it as one of those War-marriages between very young people,
Blondel, Nathalie. Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life. McPherson & Company.
which was hardly accurate when she was at the time twenty-seven. Rodker...
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...
Intertextuality and Influence Edith Sitwell
An influence here was the Ballets Russes , especially Petrouchka.
Leisure and Society Marie Belloc Lowndes
On these visits she was often too busy to visit her family members, who lived in relatively inaccessible places, but she loved the social and cultural life of Paris, and recalled her visit to the...


4 June 1910: Schéhérazade (with music by Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov)...

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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 Russes gave the final performance...

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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...

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11, 14, and 23 July 1913

Diaghilev 's Ballets Russes brought Igor Stravinsky 's Le Sacre du Printemps to London.

1917: Russian ballerina Tamara Karsavina, formerly...

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Russian ballerina Tamara Karsavina , formerly of the Ballets Russes , married an English diplomat and moved to London, where she promoted the development of ballet in Britain.

22 July 1919: Manuel de Falla's ballet set in eighteenth-century...

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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 .


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