How to use Ballets in a sentence
There is not a single dancer in that company of native training who I think is fit to dance those ballets.
Balanchine also began to create plotless ballets in which the primary motivation was movement to music.
She danced in opera ballets at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and had a subsequent, significant career in nursing.
He also wrote six operas, seven ballets, incidental music for several plays, four radio scores and a dramatic cantata.
He was able to realize his ideas through Ballets Russes, a new company organized by Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev.Advertisement
After successful auditions for the ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev, all four dancers were accepted into the Ballets Russes.
Books on mundane subjects, not at all conducive to the spiritual edification of the faithful, were read by the tsar's counsellors, and a theatre had been erected, in which the tsar often witnessed very unedifying dramas and ballets.
Thus the plan of the Ring was sketched in reverse order; and it has been remarked that Gotterdammerung shows traces of the fact that Wagner had begun his scheme in the days when French grand opera, with its ballets and pageantry, still influenced him.
The Nutcracker March is an iconic piece of music in one of the most well-loved ballets of all time.
Because of its Christmas theme, it has become a holiday tradition for many families, and is unique among ballets in its wide-ranging appeal to viewers of all ages.Advertisement
The objective was to put together a company with a full repertoire of the best ballets from the past while also commissioning newer, modern works.
Balanchine, the son of a composer, saw his dancers as instruments, therefore most of his ballets are plotless, often performed without extensive backdrops, scenery or costumes.
In the beginning, ABT's repertoire tended towards story ballets, both classical and modern by Mikhail Fokine, Anthony Tudor and Agnes DeMille.
It was in New York that he partnered with the great ballerina Gelsey Kirkland, the two making up an unforgettable dance partnership for several ballets.
Not only were his onstage ballets met with wild acclaim, but he also frequently danced in television specials, and starred in movies, such as the dance classic The Turning Point.Advertisement
One of the most romantic fairy tales ever written became one of the most romantic ballets ever staged, and no matter how you choose to dress it, its timelessness is eternal.
With music by the incomparable Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreography that combined classical romantic ballet, character and folk dances, it was an instant success and remains one of the most popular ballets in the world.