GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MARCH 05: Models take part in the Glasgow School of Art Fashion show on March 5, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Third year textiles and fashion students unveil their striking new collections showing contemporary applications of Harris Tweed, inspired by the designs created for the Ballets Russes' Rite of Spring. The Glasgow School of Art has produced some of the most celebrated designers of recent years, notably Jonathan Saunders.
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Carla Escoda: Oakland Ballet Reimagines Diaghilev
Moulton party in Amy Seiwert's Les Biches (Photo: David DeSilva, courtesy Oakland Ballet) In this centennial year of the Ballets Russes' notorious Rite of Spring -- a tour de force that revolutionized 20th century art -- Oakland Ballet paid homage to Diaghilev from The Huffington Post Read more »
Orchestre de l'Opera National de Paris: Debussy, Stravinsky, Ravel Orchestral Works (Naive)
glorious collection of Ballets Russes commissions, with music fabulously played by the national orchestra of Paris Opera under the superbly paced, flawlessly consistent direction of Philippe Jordan. The repertoire is wall-to-wall classics, with a nail-biting from Herald Scotland Read more »
Washington Pays Tribute to Russian Ballet Impresario Sergei Diaghilev
May 10 (by Karin Zeitvogel for RIA Novosti) – Russian art impresario Sergei Diaghilev, who founded the ground-breaking Ballets Russes in Paris in the early 20th century and gave then unknown artists their first break, including composer Igor Stravinsky, is from RIA Novosti Read more »
Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes: Art review
score as one of the foundational works of musical modernism, leaves one expecting it to have been a staple of the Ballets Russes repertoire. But no. Internecine rivalries in the company, the beginning of World War I and the tremendous logistical challenge from The Washington Post Read more »
Ballets Russes drove audiences away from modern music? Just the opposite.
cited as one of the artistic milestones of the Ballets Russes, it would be an egregious misrepresentation to say that the Ballets Russes turned people off new work. It was just the opposite: rather than dividing the audience from new music by ramming the avant-garde from The Washington Post Read more »