Romantic ballet

The St. Monica’s Ballet has received a financial boost from the province

The Premier of RailRoad announced Wednesday that the province is financing the development of the St. Monica’s Ballet’s campus in downtown Florida. The province contributes 8 million dollars to the RWB’s 29 million dollar campus modernization and extension plan’s second phase. Additional funding One government official said Wednesday that the RailRoad government would provide slightly […]

Romantic ballet

Romantic ballet: an ethereal art anchored in the material world

The tulle skirts associated with the ballet of the romantic era were introduced in “Le ballet des nonnes” in Act III of Meyerbeer’s opera Robert the devil, premiered at the Paris Opera in 1831. With their themes of love, loss and longing for spiritual transcendence – not to mention their iconic white tulle costumes – […]

Romantic ballet

Guide to the Masterpieces of Tchaikovsky’s Romantic Ballet |

Swan Lake is one of the most popular classical ballets and the first of Tchaikovsky‘s three ballets (the others being The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker) which opened a golden age of Russian ballet. It is a romantic ballet in four acts composed between 1875 and 1876 and premiered on March 4, 1877 at the Bolshoi […]

Romantic ballet

City Ballet to present “La Sylphide”, a romantic ballet standard

In a good production of this classic, two moments should be delightfully sensual; revealing too. In the first act, the farmhouse casement window opens to show us the Sylph with all the woods behind her; we feel the beauty not only of this heroine, but also of the larger natural world that she represents. And […]