Debussy, Claude - Bakst, Léon - Nijinsky, Vaslav
Le Sacre du Printemps (ballet in 2 acts)
Article. In her diary, Bronislava Nijinska relates the events surrounding the appointment of Marie Rambert as an assistant to Nijinsky for Le Sacre. After visiting the studio of Jacques-Dalcroze, Diaghilev claimed that “he was concerned that our artists would not be able to master the difficult rhythms…and that he had invited Dalcroze’s best pupil…to teach us eurhythmics. I was burning with indignation and protested...
Stravinsky, Igor - Roerich, Nikolai - Nijinsky, Vaslav
Schmitt, Florent - Soudeikine, Serge - Romanov, Boris
Le Train Bleu (ballet in 1 act)
Article. This ballet examined the shallowness of modern love and its title was motivated by the train that took fashionable sun worshipers from Paris to the chic seaside resorts of southern France. The ballet’s characters included a tennis player, based on a 1920s French champion, Suzanne Lenglen, and a golf player said to be modeled on the Prince of Wales. Other characters in the...
Milhaud, Darius - Cocteau, Jean - Laurens, Henri - Chanel, Gabrielle [Coco] - Picasso, Pablo - Nijinska, Bronislava