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George Balanchine (born Georgiy Melitonovich Balanchivadze; გიორგი მელიტონის ძე ბალანჩივაძე; January 22, 1904 (O. Wikipedia

  • Georgian composer. The son of Meliton Balanchivadze, the composer, and brother of George Balanchine, the famous Georgian-American ballet choreographer. Wikipedia

  • New York City Ballet

    Ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Balanchine and Jerome Robbins are considered the founding choreographers of the company. Wikipedia

  • Maria Tallchief

    American ballerina. Considered America's first major prima ballerina. Wikipedia

  • Balanchine technique

    Ballet performance style invented by dancer, choreographer, and teacher George Balanchine , and a trademark of the George Balanchine Foundation. Used widely today in many of Balanchine's choreographic works. Wikipedia

  • Michel Fokine

    Groundbreaking Imperial Russian choreographer and dancer. Born in Saint Petersburg to a prosperous merchant and at the age of 9 was accepted into the Saint Petersburg Imperial Ballet School . Wikipedia

  • The first professional ballet company George Balanchine created in the United States. Founded with the help of Lincoln Kirstein and Edward Warburg, managed by Alexander Merovitch and populated by students of Kirstein and Balanchine's School of American Ballet. Wikipedia

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    • Neoclassical ballet as innovated by George Balanchine de-cluttered the Russian Imperial style in terms of costume, steps and narrative, while also introducing technical innovations.Neoclassicism-Wikipedia
    • For instance, the 1954 George Balanchine New York City Ballet version adds to Tchaikovsky's score an entr'acte that the composer wrote for Act II of The Sleeping Beauty but which is now seldom played in productions of that ballet.The Nutcracker-Wikipedia
    • The suite became instantly popular, with almost every number encored at its premiere, while the complete ballet did not begin to achieve its great popularity until after the George Balanchine staging became a hit in New York City.The Nutcracker-Wikipedia
    • Stravinsky made his American debut as conductor in April 1937 in New York City, directing his three-part ballet Jeu de cartes, itself a commission for Lincoln Kirstein's ballet company with choreography by George Balanchine.Igor Stravinsky-Wikipedia
    • Although the Walpurgisnacht ballet sequence from act 5 is often omitted from staged opera performances, it is frequently performed separately as part of a ballet program, e.g. George Balanchine's Walpurgisnacht Ballet.Faust (opera)-Wikipedia
    • The OCIAA sponsored cultural tours to Latin America and appointed goodwill ambassadors including George Balanchine and the American Ballet, Bing Crosby, Aaron Copland, Walt Disney, John Ford and Rita Hayworth.Orson Welles-Wikipedia

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