La Bayadere Ballet Story

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La Bayadere Ballet is a huge spectacle of a production in four acts and seven scenes. The choreography was done by Marius Petipa and the music by Ludwig Minkus. The La Bayadere Ballet (meaning The Temple Dancer or The Temple Maiden) was first performed at the Bolshoy Theater, St Petersburg on the 4th of February 1877. Here is the … Read more

Raymonda Ballet – The History And The Story

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The Raymonda Ballet is a Russian ballet performed in three acts and four scenes. It was choreographed by Marius Petipa to music by Alexander Glazunov. Raymonda was first presented by the Imperial Ballet at the Imperial Mariinsky Theater on the 19th of January 1898 in St Petersburg, Russia. The Raymonda Ballet was specially created for … Read more

Gizelle Ballet Story And A Bit Of History

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The Gizelle Ballet Story is one of the oldest ballets that is still performed today, and still very popular. This ballet has always been one of my favorites. As a little girl, I fell in love with the long romantic white sylph costumes, and to me, they were better than traditional tutu’s. Gizelle Ballet Story … Read more

La Sylphide Ballet Story – The Epitome of Romanticism

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La Sylphide ballet story was ballet’s statement ballet in the Age of Romanticism. Marie Taglioni was and always will be the incarnation of its ideal. Her light and graceful dancing and her use of pointe for expressive purposes were fully exploited in the ballet that her father created for her in 1832. La Sylphide became … Read more



All About The Ballet Vespri Above is an extract from Vespri the Opera which was very popular at a time. A lot of people haven’t heard about the Ballet Vespri, and it was also quite difficult to research it, as there isn’t that much about the ballet online. I happened to see the ballet or a … Read more