Beefcake extravaganza: Plisetski's "Song of nature"
Posted 19 June 2012 - 12:59 PM
1979. ORLANDO SALGADO, LAZARO CARRENO, ANDRES WILLIAMS, RAUL BARROSO
2011. Arian Molina, Jose Carlos Lozada, Serafin Castro, Yanier Gomez
Posted 19 June 2012 - 04:53 PM
Posted 19 June 2012 - 11:26 PM
Thanks, cubanmiamiboy! I saw the very cast from your first clip dance this ballet in San Juan during the memorable August 1978 tour to Pto Rico. This ballet had the audience in a frenzy, especially when the guys jumped on each others' backs at the end, forming a human pyramid of sorts. I just remember the entire audience jumping up from their seats and screaming 'Bravo!' ... not sitting down until the ballet ended a minute or so later.
Thanks for your memories, Natasha. I believe that the first clip actually belongs to that very Puerto Rican tour you remember. Also interesting to note that Williams, from the first clip, was the first black dancer to climb the ranks in the Cuban company.
Posted 20 June 2012 - 05:20 AM
.... I believe that the first clip actually belongs to that very Puerto Rican tour you remember. ....
My goodness...there's a film of the tour????
Posted 20 June 2012 - 01:40 PM
Posted 21 June 2012 - 03:58 AM
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