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Conference/Exhibition on Diaghilev's Ballets Russes


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This announcement was forwarded to me:

The Harvard Theatre Collection

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

In cooperation with the

Office for the Arts at Harvard

and the

Harvard Dance Program

Announces a centenary celebration

Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, 1909–1929

Twenty Years that Changed the World of Art

An exhibition of more than 200 original documents and art works

in the Harvard Theatre Collection

Wednesday, April 15 –- Friday, August 28, 2009

Nathan Marsh Pusey Library, Harvard University

Open to the public without charge


A cross-disciplinary conference of more than 20 speakers,

panel discussions, special presentations and performances,

including the exhibition opening

Wednesday, April 15 –- Friday, April 17, 2009

New College Theatre, Harvard University

Advance registration required

See web site for details


For further information please contact

The Harvard Theatre Collection

Houghton Library

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Telephone 617-495-2445

E-mail htc@harvard.edu

Web Site hcl.harvard.edu/houghton and select Public Programs


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In addition to the above conference, etc at Harvard, there is an even bigger, broader celebration in Boston in May.

This link to BR2009 (Ballet Russes 2009) will take you to tons of info about a conference, performances (mostly orchestral) and even a Parade!!!!

This means I have to go to Boston twice!! Hmmm this is during NYCB Spring Season. Oh dear.

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There is also a smaller

"The Ballets Russes Celebrating the Centennial" Feb 19 - May 24, 2009

Wadsworth Atheneum, Museum of Art, 600 Main Street,Hartford, CT06103

info: www.WadsworthAtheneum.org


Ongoing costume display (I think)


Wednesday April15 ----- 6:00pm

Alastair Macauley = "Diaghilev and Style"


Sunday May 17 --------- 12:00noon

Lynn Garafola = "Serge Diaghilev and the Adventure of Ballet Modernism"

Galley Talks:

Friday March 27 ---------12:00noon

Eric Zafran = "The Ballets Russes: Cellebrating the Centennial"

Friday May 15 -----------12:00noon

Drawing in the Galleries --need to register Is it re: Diaghilev????

Art in Focus:

Thursday March 26 ------12:00noon

Joan Miro, Dream Painting, 1926

Sunday March 29 --------12:00noon

Leon Bakst, Costume fo a Temple Servant, Scheherezade, 1910


Sunday May 3 ------------2:00pm

Composers associated with The Ballets Russes --$

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