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San Francisco Ballet’s Lorena Feijoo & Vitor Luiz Shine in Festival del Sole’s ‘Stars of American and Russian Ballet’

SFB’s Passionate Pair Lorena Feijoo & Vitor Luiz Light Up 2011’s Festival del Sole  Napa Valley’s Festival del Sole is now a summer cultural destination, its 6th season boasting another extraordinary concert series of world class musicians (Sarah Chang, The Emerson String Quartet, and The … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s Cotton Candy ‘Coppelia’

        ~~~Once upon a time…~~~ ~~~  (on Saturday, March 19, 2011, to be exact) A man named Helgi Tomasson successfully mined his Dancers’ numerous artistic riches, furthered his already gleaming reputation as one of the finest Artistic Directors in the world, and rewarded faithful … Continue reading

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Sergei Filin Appointed New Bolshoi Ballet Artistic Director

(video clips included)    “It is Filin!”… …says a source close to the Bolshoi Ballet… (…and by the time I received the ‘ok’ to publish this, which occured while I was attending ‘Dans Nederlands’ in Berkeley last night, Maria Kochetkova, our favorite SFB Bolshoi-trained … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet ‘PornoGate’ Scandal Clarified

In light of my recent post about the ‘Bolshoi Ballet Director’ resigning over a pornographic scandal here, I would like to offer the following corrections to clarify a muddy matter made muddier by reporters incorrectly applying the titles ‘Director’ and ‘Head’ to Gennady … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet Manager Resigns Over ‘PornoGate’ Scandal’

Gennady Yanin. My heart goes out to the guy, really. If the pornographic photos are not of him, why did he resign? I’d be grateful for any comments of enlightenment my readers may have. Here’s the article: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/theatre-news/8386044/Bolshoi-ballet-head-resigns-over-pornographic-pictures.html# (Busy Odette … Continue reading

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