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Ratmansky on Swan Lake

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#1 leonid17


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Posted 28 July 2007 - 12:38 AM

With the Bolshoi opening at London's Coliseum Theatre on the 30th, Alexei Ratmansky in an interesting interview in The Times, makes a comment on "Swan Lake" which certainly made me "prick up one's ears" in anticipation.



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Posted 02 August 2007 - 12:23 PM

It will be interesting to see if Ratmansky presents his own vision for "Swan Lake," or revives the original 1895 production with the tragic ending :).

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Posted 03 August 2007 - 09:08 AM

Perhaps Ratmansky should go to London to see the Royal Ballet's 'Swan Lake,' which is the 1895 Petipa-Ivanov, with the exception of David Bintley's Act I Waltz and Ashton's Act III Neopolitan Dance. It's not as if the Bolshoi would be the only company out there doing the 1895 Swan Lake.

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