Latest Ballets by Marius Petipa Stories

2010-09-21 09:16:23

'The Dying Swan' is sometimes moving smoothly and gently, sometimes in a dramatic and fiery manner, as Tchaikovsky's majestic music from the ballet Swan Lake is playing; yet this is no ordinary ballet dancer, but a robot in the form of a swan.

2009-11-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year running, Ovation TV will ring in the holiday season with its annual "Battle of the Nutcrackers" programming event.

2009-09-21 15:22:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This September, Worldgate 9 Theatres presents the exclusive Washington DC cinema presentation of "La Boheme" to kick-off the theatre's Fall & Winter Series of "Opera & Ballet in Cinema".

2009-06-02 11:26:00

Carolina Performing Arts, Chapel Hill community on the map as arts hub of the Southeast CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Performing Arts, founded in 2005 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, welcomes the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet to Memorial Hall June 10-14.

2009-02-17 10:22:00

--Music Worcester to Present Tchaikovsky Classic-- --Ballet Sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation-- WORCESTER, Mass., Feb.

2009-02-16 17:06:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma City Ballet continued its remarkable 2008-2009 season on February 13th and 14th with performances of a triple-bill production entitled Paris Rouge. The show was enthusiastically received by nearly sold out audiences both nights.

2009-02-10 07:00:00

First New Staging of the Classic Full-Length Ballet in Over 20 Years SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2008-12-20 20:24:57

Olga Lepeshinskaya, who danced with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet for 30 years after becoming a star at 18, died Saturday.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.