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Composer: Asafiev, Boris (1884-1949)

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Year of birth1884
Year of death1949
NationalityRussia
Period20th century
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BudapestThe Fountain of Bakhchisarai

The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
Asafiev: The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
Rostislav Zakharov; Hungarian National Ballet; TBC; Zoltán Fülöp; Tivadar Márk

St PetersburgThe Fountain of Bakhchisarai

Asafiev: The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
Rostislav Zakharov; Mariinsky Ballet; Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
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The Bolshoi brings Ratmansky's Flames of Paris to London

Ekaterina Krysanova (Jeanne) in The Flames of Paris, Bolshoi Ballet © Elena Fetisova
The Bolshoi Ballet's London residency continues with Alexei Ratmansky's restaging of The Flames of Paris
****1
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The Fountain of Bakhchisarai disappoints at the Mariinsky

The Mariinsky’s Fountain of Bakchisarai fails to inspire.
**111
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The Flames of Paris: A feast of dancing

Vladislav Lantratov (Philippe) © Damir Yusupov
Alexei Ratmansky's The Flames of Paris shows the Bolshoi Ballet in top form at the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
****1
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames of Paris

Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in The Flames of Paris,  ©  Elena Fetisova
With a rocket-fuelled, high-octane production of The Flames of Paris, the Bolshoi Ballet has concluded its three-week season in London. And with the reappearance of the company’s former Wunderkinds, back as guest artists, to dance together in the ballet’s opening performance, how could it be anything but an exciting and exuberating final flourish to the tour.
****1
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Russian Ballet Icons Gala; 100-Year Anniversary of Galina Ulanova

Ulyana Lopatkina and Marat Shemiunov in Les Sylphides  ©  Ensemble Productions
The Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova is a true legend in the world of classical ballet. Her dramatic interpretations plumbed deep into the human soul and revealed its full gamut of emotion and poetic beauty.