Toughest Evening-Length Ballet for Ballerina
Posted 24 February 2005 - 02:21 PM
You only get one choice here.
Posted 24 February 2005 - 05:51 PM
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Posted 24 February 2005 - 06:33 PM
At last year's Works & Process on Raymonda, Kolpakova noted that while R. had five variations, it was not a terribly fatiguing role. I take her at her word. Kitri demands a lot of exertion, and Aurora needs a sustained level of energy. Odette spends practically the whole ballet on her left leg.
I'm still not ready to vote.
Posted 25 February 2005 - 12:29 AM
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Posted 02 December 2005 - 05:59 PM
And while we're at it let's give a round of applause to the corps de ballet as well, I never truly appreciated how long they were onstage for in Act II until I did it myself. By the time that beautiful adagio starts and Odette is slowly kneeling to the floor, all I wanted to do was bribe the conductor to have the orchestra play it just alittle bit faster next time.
Posted 17 December 2005 - 10:11 AM
I was torn between Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake...
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