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
Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky was published in 1913, followed by Album dedie a Tamar Karsavina
Some of the most accomplished dancers to perform this role include Carlotta Grisi, Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina
, Olga Spessivtseva, Galina Ulanova, Alicia Markova and Eva Evdokimova.
That wonderfully-informed impresario, Serge de Diaghilev brought Russian ballet and opera to the West and with dazzling theatre spectacles (Scheherazade, Boris Godanov) brilliant dancers and singer (Nijinsky, Karsavina
, Chaliapin), equally brilliant composers (Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky), they changed European perceptions of Russia forever, ushering that huge continent and certain its people into a kind of artistic League of Nations.
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.
Entre las muchas estrellas de la danza de los ballets rusos estan las bailarinas Anna Pavlova y Tamara Karsavina
, asi como el coreografo George Balanchine, quien se nacionalizo estadounidense y fundo en 1948 el New York City Ballet, maximo exponente del llamado <<ballet neoclasico>>.
1 Rock Star A giant rock crystal crowns the palest silver lambskin bag by Clara Karsavina
, the fave designer for Hollywood glamour girls from Hayden Panettiere to Melanie Griffith, Beyonce and Jada Pinkett Smith.
To cite just one: "Diaghilev may not have noticed that one of Cocteau's commissioned publicity posters for Le Spectre de la Rose showed [the ballerina Tamara] Karsavina
dreaming of being kissed by Nijinsky but with a profile distinctly resembling that of Cocteau.
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.
During their twenty-year run (the company disbanded in 1929 after Diaghilev's death), the Ballets Russes collaborated closely with dancers, choreographers and visual artists that included George Balanchine (1904-1983), Vaslav Nijinsky (1890-1950), Tamara Karsavina
(1885-1978), Mikhail Fokine (1880-1942), Leonide Massine (1896-1979), Leon Bakst (1866-1944), Georges Braque (1882-1963), and Pablo Picasso (1881-1973).