Famous ballets, Russian ballet, ballet schools, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty
The Mariinsky Ballet is a classical ballet company based at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Founded in the 18th century, the Mariinsky Ballet is one of the world’s leading ballet companies. The Mariinsky Ballet is most commonly known by its former Soviet name the Kirov Ballet.
Events, ‘what’s on,’ reviews, news, features, directory.
The Moscow Ballet of Classical Choreography
“La Classique” was founded in 1990 by its current director Elik Melikov, utilising ballet dancers from the leading theatres of the CIS Countries and the Bolshoi, Kirov and Ballet Theatres of Kiev, Odessa, Tbilisi, Perm and etc.
The Nutcracker *
Performances, reviews, buzz.
Prokofiev, Sergei. Sergei Prokofiev
The Prokofiev Page
BBC, Radio 3. Discovering Music
Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet
Russian ballet *
Ballets Russes Project, Australia
The Ballets Russes Project celebrated the vision and legacy of three legendary ballet companies that toured to Australia between 1936 and 1940. These companies traced their lineage back to Serge Diaghilev’s Ballet Russe.
All Russian ballet tickets in one place. RussianBroadway.com is really useful website for all Ballet aficionados, who are planning their trip to Russia and would like to see The Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Giselle and other masterpieces of Russian ballet in Mariinsky (ex-Kirov) Theatre, Mikhailovsky (ex-Mussorgsky) Theatre, Aleksandrinsky Theatre and others by their own eyes. You can book ticket for famous Russian ballet shows in couple of minutes and receive it online or have it delivered to your hotel, cruise-ship or theatre itself right before the show.
Diaghilev, Serge. Serge Diaghilev
Nijinsky, Vaslav. Vaslav Nijinsky
Creating A New Artistic Era
History and legends.
Art of Dance. Stars of the ballet of St.Petersburg. Mariinskiy Theatre, Mussorgsky (Maliy) Opera and Ballet Theatre. Photos, press, performances.
Semenyaka, Lydmila. Lydmila Semenyaka,
former prima of the Bolshoi Theatre. Gallery.
Sleeping Beauty *
Sleeping Beauty (the story),
Sleeping Beauty, the ballet.
(video, Mariinsky Theatre)
Spanish ballet *
Stravinsky, Igor Fyodorovich. Igor Stravinksy
Classical Net Music Archive
Swan Lake *
A history of the ballet, from The Ballet Blog.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Sleeping Beauty
An overview and history of the ballet.
A history of the ballet.
Techniques. Ballet techniques.
The Japan Performing Arts Foundation was founded in 1981 to develop and promote cultural life in Japan by advancing and popularizing the performing arts, particularly music and dance, and by promoting international exchange in the performing arts.