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Lifar's "Suite en Blanc" clips


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#1 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 19 May 2009 - 09:57 PM

I love this clips. Is this work performed by any American company...?

PDD by Aurelie Dupont and Manuel Legris
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Mazurca by Nicolas Le Riche
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Variation by Aurelie Dupont
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#2 volcanohunter

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Posted 19 May 2009 - 10:55 PM

You may also want to add Agnès Letestu dancing "La Cigarette"


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Posted 20 May 2009 - 04:46 AM

the only perfs. within recent recall of SUITE EN BLANC in the US, besides those by POB on tour were some on even earlier tours by the Australian Ballet - i know of no US co. with this work in rep.

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 05:40 AM

I'm pretty certain but not 100 per cent sure that Tulsa Ballet did 'Suite en Blanc' under the directorship of Roman Jasinski.
I hope somebody can help.

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 06:29 AM

interesting note.
a quick search, however, of NYPL dance coll. for 'tulsa' 'suite' 'blanc' came up blank, but that only means the NYPL has no documentation of such performances.

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 06:49 AM

There's a Newsday article from a 1988 visit Tulsa Ballet made to New York, saying the company was reviving Suite en Blanc:

"We have a gorgeous theater we can do anything in, a wonderful symphony orchestra. We have unbelievable support from our community, city and state. We have a repertory of over 65 ballets," said Moscelyne Larkin, who with her husband Roman Jasinski, founded and directs the company.

"Already in our first performance of the season we did 'Les Sylphides,' 'Night Shadow' and 'Graduation Ball.' This weekend we're giving my husband's 'Concerto in D,' 'Mozart Violin Concerto' and reviving Serge Lifar's 'Suite En Blanc.' As soon as we come back to New York, we start touring 'Nutcracker.' We go all the way up to Nebraska with it."



#7 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 07:59 AM

This is a clip from the Teatro Municipal de Rio de Janeiro-(Brasil)-Company rehearsing SEB



#8 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 08:24 AM

the only perfs. within recent recall of SUITE EN BLANC in the US, besides those by POB on tour were some on even earlier tours by the Australian Ballet - i know of no US co. with this work in rep.


It looks like Houston Ballet staged it in 2005...maybe they dropped it already... :(

http://www.houstonba...weekly_2005.pdf

(scroll down to page 3)

You may also want to add Agnès Letestu dancing "La Cigarette"


Thanks volcanohunter! I added her on the topic title. :wink:

#9 hydraulix

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Posted 20 June 2009 - 05:11 AM

The way Agnes Letestu is dancing her 'Cigarette Variation' is just breathtaking! Pure femininity and class.

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Posted 03 July 2010 - 05:35 PM

Some other clips I found of Suite en Blanc.

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Delphine Moussin and Jean-Guillaume Bart in the Pas de Deux

http://videolog.uol....o.php?id=368458

Myriam Ould-Braham in the Pas de Cinq

http://videolog.uol....o.php?id=370037

#11 Nanarina

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 02:56 PM

:clapping: I really love Suite en Blanc the choreography is so distinctive, and the music lovely. I wish it was performed more often, and would be super to see it in the UK, I feel sure that English National or The Royal Ballet could do it.

#12 Nanarina

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 03:13 PM

:crying: It seems that a lot of ballet clips have once agin been removed from YouTube. Seems that this is due to miss use. I really cannot see the harm in people watching them, it surely encourages those interested in going out and buying the DVD if they are commercially available. If they are privately filmed and put on the net, is it a case of "The Powers that be" at work again? Or YOUTUBE themselves.

#13 cinnamonswirl

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 07:19 AM

Looks like SeejayLurtzmann's account has been deleted :( That was a real treasure trove of amateur videos of POB.

#14 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:20 AM

On and on and on with the witch-hunt... :wallbash:

#15 hydraulix

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 03:54 PM

It's really sad that SeejayLurtzmann's account is suspended. I owe him many thanks for his marvellous collection of movies of the Paris Opéra Ballet, as without him I wouldn't know anything about POB's étoiles or even be raving so madly about Agnès Letestu.


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