Mme. Hermine

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  1. Mr. Franklin is interviewed about the last couple of years of the chicago ballet, about himself, ben stevenson, miss page, geraldine freund and others.
  2. I found this short fragment among other unidentified pieces on a reel listed in Ruth Page's film catalogue and thought it would be of interest to those of you on the board who remember Michael. I think his partner is Cynthia Anderson or perhaps Charlene Gehm
  3. Luke Jennings reviews English National Ballet in a triple bill:
  4. A review of a Boston Ballet triple bill:
  5. A review of Pacific Northwest Ballet's "Ballet on Broadway" program:
  6. Vanessa Zahorian and Davit Karapetyan perform in their final “Swan Lake” as the couple retire from the S.F. Ballet.
  7. Luke Jennings reviews the Royal Ballet in Jewels:
  8. Luke Jennings reviews Paris Opera Ballet in A Midsummer Night's Dream: George Balanchine didn’t make many traditional story ballets. Narrative, you might say, was the least of his concerns. But in 1962 he lavished considerable love on his production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the New York City Ballet, set to an irresistible selection of compositions by Mendelssohn. This two-act work was secured for the Paris Opera Ballet by Benjamin Millepied, who resigned as director of the company last year. It was a smart choice, as was Millepied’s decision to commission new sets and costumes from Christian Lacroix. The result retains the delicate magic of the New York production, but is infused with a whimsical Parisian chic.
  9. Joffrey Ballet is reviewed in the Financial Times:
  10. Vogue's feature on Isabella Boylston:
  11. A review of Louisville Ballet's Sleeping Beauty:
  12. Starts with a few seconds of a slideshow and then goes to a few minutes of film of Bolm in the studio with his students.
  13. And by Freddie Franklin and also set to the music by Franck, here in a rehearsal film from the 70s with the Chicago Ballet, a ballet called Tribute which the notes date to 1961 for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
  14. sfb did sinfonia, filling station and con amore in the mid 80s.