Documentary about Diaghilev
Posted 27 June 2008 - 06:09 PM
Just search "Serge Diaghilev" and you'll find it.
Posted 28 June 2008 - 06:22 AM
this is another program that was telecast - on A&E? - and that balletwatchers with betamax machines taped off the air. it was probably shown subsequently a few times, but not often to the best of my knowledge:
Diaghilev: a portrait 1979. 68 min. : sd. color
A BBC Television production, in association with RM Productions, Munich. Produced and directed by Peter Adam. Written and narrated by Tamara Geva.
Summary: A documentary portrait of Sergei Diaghilev, his life, work, and contributions, as seen through the eyes of some of those who knew him and worked with him. Includes interviews with Anton Dolin, Alexandra Danilova, Felia Doubrovska, Ninette De Valois, George Balanchine, Alicia Markova, Vera Stravinsky, Michel Pavloff, Leonide Massine, and Vittorio Rieti. Also includes brief excerpts of the ballets Les sylphides (Royal Ballet production with Fonteyn and Nureyev), Petrouchka (National Theatre Ballet, Prague, with Carla Fracci and Paolo Bortoluzzi), The sleeping beauty and Les noces (Royal Ballet productions), L'Après-midi d'un faune, and Parade.
Posted 28 June 2008 - 07:47 AM
This is not just another ballet-nostalgia show. It's a very serious, high-quality work.
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