Tamara Karsavina


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Noun1.Tamara Karsavina - Russian dancer who danced with Nijinsky (1885-1978)
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The distinguished Firebirds in ballet history are Tamara Karsavina (1910, Paris); Maria Tallchief (1949, New York City Ballet); Margot Fonteyn (1954, London); and Gelsey Kirkland (1970, New York City Ballet).
Conto con telones escenograficos y vestuario de Picasso y la coreografia de Leonid Massine, quien tambien lo bailo en el estreno llevando como companera nada menos que a Tamara Karsavina.
His words proved to be prophetic, and the man who, during the glory days of Diaghilev's Ballet Russe did not know where the next thousand francs was coming from, through a strategic use of courage, daring and sheer cheek gave the world its greatest names, Picasso (as set and costume designer) Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov (composers); Bakst and Benois, Larionov and Natalia Goncharova (designers); Michel Fokine (choreographer) Ernst Ansermet and Igor Markevitch (conductors) and the legendary Vaslav Nijinsky, Leonid Massine, Anna Pavlova and Tamara Karsavina - dancers whose names live on today wherever people who love the dance gather to remember former glories.
Most touching of all is the participation of Tamara Karsavina, one of Diaghilev's great ballerinas and a member of the original cast of the Fokine classic.
In addition to Baccelli she profiles Adele Dumilatre (1821-1909) Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978) and Moira Shearer (1926-2006) who all achieved celebrity as ballet soloists.
At that time the main parts in the play were staged by legendary Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, Vaclav Nizhinsky and Michail Fokin himself.
Tours took the fabled company and its brilliant dancers and choreographers--Vaslav Nijinsky, Tamara Karsavina, Adolph Bolm, Fokine, and Leonide Massine--to both North and South America.
They are connected in a seamless fashion, and along the way some of Nijinsky's principal influences are portrayed, including Ballets Russes founder Serge Diaghilev, wife Romola Pulsky and prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina.