Elisabeth Maurin's farewellin June 2005 in R & J
Posted 29 June 2005 - 02:20 PM
Did Manuel Legris also attend the program (he's injured but could have been in the audience) ? And also, what was the audience's reaction ?
Posted 29 June 2005 - 08:28 PM
Miss Maurin was very well received and got a 30 minutes standing ovation! She looked completely overwhemed and was crying, taking some bows with pain. She also got a lot of flowers, which is very rare in Paris!
Posted 01 July 2005 - 01:12 AM
And afterwards, a shower of confettis coming from heaven onto the stage and 22 minutes of standing ovation. To see all the other "étoiles" in their simple way and dayclothes on the stage around her, kissing her, congratulating her and all those flovers thrown from the audience (it never happens in Paris) was really emotional...
Posted 01 July 2005 - 06:08 AM
But I'm happy to read that Elisabeth Maurin had the great farewell performance that she deserved. I remember that a few years ago poor Carole Arbo had such a poor farewell performance, dancing only a short work in the middle of a mixed bill (while in general farewell performances are in full-length works with big roles, like Juliet, Giselle, La Sylphide...) At least this time it was a great moment for the dancer and tje aidoe,ce/
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