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Sacre - Sasha Waltz & Guests: Sadler's Wells, London, 12 November 2015

Fight for your Rite

Originally created for the Mariinsky Ballet in 2013, Sacre was Sasha Waltz’s contribution to the centenary celebrations of the infamous premiere of… 486 more words


Afternoon of a faun

The ballet The afternoon of a Faun is considered one of the most controversial ballet ever created. Made by Vaslav Nijinsky, who also created the controversial ballet Le Sacre du Printemps, it is also a piece where a male dancer can excel. 632 more words


Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Poem, Music and Ballet

I have a strange relationship with the French Classical composers (Debussy, Ravel, Satie, Gounod) I find I can only take short, intense bursts of them. 996 more words


Serge Diaghilev and Leon Bakst, 1910 (Paris)

Russian scenery and costume designer, Léon Bakst was one of the principal members of Diaghilev’s original circle of artists, writers, and musicians. After the first performance of the Ballets Russes in 1909, Bakst continued to be one of Diaghilev’s primary collaborators. 82 more words

Ballets Russes

Pearly: Chapter 7

That very day, I was taken out of my case and run through my scales. The chap’s fingers were practised, deft, fast. We played Kohler studies, Gariboldi, Bach, even a Mozart cadenza, again and again, varying it each time. 1,185 more words

Creative Writing

Pearly: Chapter 1.


For our new clan member:  Dara Fearghus

Chapter 1.

My final wires were slotted into their grooves. Cool fingers glued and pressed my last pad into its home. 729 more words

Creative Writing

Portrait: "L'Apres-midi d'un Faune"

Framed in leafy green,
Foraging the foliage,
Startled, sensing she was not alone,
Warned by wafting air
of danger near,

Waiting for the frame, 117 more words