George Balanchine
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Apollo
This ballet depicts Apollo, the young god of music, who is visited and instructed by three Muses: Calliope, Muse of poetry, whose symbol is a tablet; Polyhym...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Serenade
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, clip 1
Created by the legendary George Balanchine for New York City Ballet in 1978, Ballo della Regina is a virtuoso set of variations, comparable to the bel canto ...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Rubies
Rubies Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust A ballet in three parts, George Balanchine's Jewels was premiered by New York City Bal...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Symphony in C
George Balanchine's dazzling Symphony in C is a stunning showpiece for Houston Ballet's full company. Symphony in C Choreography by George Balanchine © The G...
Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Mikhail Romanovich Bakaleinikov or Mischa Bakaleinikoff (Russian: Михаил Романович Бакалейников; 10 November 1890 – 10 August 1960) was a noted musical director, film composer and conductor....
Theodore Kosloff
Theodore Kosloff (January 22, 1882 – November 22, 1956) was a Russian-born ballet dancer, choreographer and film and stage actor. He was occasionally credited as Theodor Kosloff.
Born Fyodor...
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Anna Marly
Anna Marly (Russian: Анна Юрьевна Смирнова-Марли), (30 October 1917 – 15 February 2006), was a Russian singer-songwriter. She came to France very young, just after her father was killed by the Bol...
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Victor Tourjansky
Victor Tourjansky or Viktor Tourjansky (4 March 1891 (Kiev) - 13 August 1976 (Munich), born Viatcheslav Tourjansky (Russian: Вячеслав Туржанский; Ukrainian: Вячеслав Туржанский), was an actor,...
Barbara Bakhmetev
Barbara Alexandrovna Bakhmeteva (Russian: Варвара Александровна Бахметева) (1815–1851), birth name Barbara Alexandrovna Lopukhina, was a Russian noblewoman who was the beloved and tragic muse of t...
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Les Sylphides
Les Sylphides is a short, non-narrative ballet blanc. Its original choreography was by Michel Fokine, with music by Frédéric Chopin orchestrated by Alexander Glazunov. Glazunov had already set some of...
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Andrey Dikiy
Andrey Ivanovich Dikiy (Russian: Андрей Иванович Дикий; real surname Zankevich; September 3, 1893, Haivoron, Russian Empire, now Ukraine — April 4, 1977, New York City, USA) was a Russian writer,...
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2222 Lermontov
2222 Lermontov (1977 ST1) is a Main-belt asteroid discovered on September 19, 1977 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Nikolai Martynov
Nikolai Solomonovich Martynov (Russian: Николай Соломонович Мартынов) (1815–1875) was the Russian army officer who fatally shot the poet Mikhail Lermontov in a duel on July 27, 1841. His bro...
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Mikhail Eisenstein
Mikhail Osipovich Eisenstein, (Russian: Михаил Осипович Эйзенштейн, 1867 in St. Petersburg – 1921, Berlin), was a Russian architect and civil engineer of Baltic German descent. His paternal ...
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Peter Demens
Peter Demens (13 May [O.S. 1 May] 1850 – January 21, 1919) born Pyotr Alexeyevitch Dementyev (Russian: Пётр Алексеевич Дементьев) was a Russian immigrant to the United States who...
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Boris Bakhmeteff
Boris Alexandrovich Bakhmeteff (Russian: Борис Александрович Бахметев) (also spelled Bakhmetieff or Bakhmetev) (1880- July 21, 1951) was an engineer, businessman, professor of Civil Engineering a...
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Vladimir Bakaleinikov
Vladimir Romanovich Bakaleinikov, also Bakaleynikov and Bakaleinikoff (Russian: Владимир Романович Бакалейников; 3 October 1885 in Moscow – 5 November 1953 in Pittsburgh) was a Russian-American vi...
A Hero of Our Time
A Hero of Our Time (Russian: Герой нашего времени, Geroy nashego vremeni) is a novel by Mikhail Lermontov, written in 1839 and revised in 1841.It is an example of the superfluous man novel, noted ...
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Antoine Pevsner
Antoine Pevsner (30 January [O.S. 18 January] 1886 – 12 April 1962) was a Russian-born sculptor and the older brother of Alexii Pevsner and Naum Gabo. Both Antoine and...
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Daphnis et Chloé
Daphnis et Chloé is a ballet with music by Maurice Ravel. Ravel described it as a "symphonie choréographique" (choreographic symphony). The scenario was adapted by Michel Fokine from an eponymous rom...
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Masquerade (play)
Masquerade (Russian: Маскарад) is a verse play written in 1835 by the Russian Romantic writer Mikhail Lermontov. The four-act play, set in 1830's St. Petersburg aristocratic society, highlights th...
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Battle of the Valerik River
The Battle of the Valerik River on July 11, 1840 was fought as part of the Russian conquest of the Caucasus. It occurred about 30 km (19 miles) southwest of the fortress of Groznaya (now Grozny) ...
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Nicolas Rossolimo
Nicolas Rossolimo (Russian: Николай Спиридонович Россолимо; February 28, 1910, Kiev – July 24, 1975, New York) was a Russian born chess player of Greek descent. He held the tile of Grandmaster. He...
Boris Kowerda
Boris Kowerda (Bel. Барыс Кавэрда, 21 August 1907 – 18 February 1987), also known as Boris Koverda, was a Russian exile, convicted of murdering Pyotr Voykov, Soviet ambassador to Poland, in 1927 in Wa...
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Princess Vera Constantinovna of Russia
Princess Vera Constantinovna of Russia,also as Vera Konstantinovna (Russian: Вера Константиновна Раманова; 24 April 1906 – 11 January 2001), was the youngest child of Grand Duke Konstantine ...
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Michel Fokine
Mikhail Fokine (a French transliteration Michel Fokine; English transliteration Mikhail Fokin; Russian: Михаи́л Миха́йлович Фо́кин, Mikhaíl Mikháylovich Fokín) (23 April [O.S. 11 April ...
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