En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
Dancing their way to freedom: 4 great Soviet ballet defectors
The dancers who left their friends, families – and wives – to flee the USSR. he 19th New York International Fringe Festival, held on August 14-30, will host the world premiere of “To Dance” – a musica...
Jon Cryer on Ashton, Mila Wedding: "I Did Not Make a Scene"
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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
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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
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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...
Regina Spektor
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Sergey Brin
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Yul Brynner
This commercial aired after Yul Brynner's death. Now that I'm gone, I tell you: Don't smoke, whatever you do, just don't smoke.
Vladimir Horowitz
Vladimir Horowitz plays piano concerto number 3. This is first part.
Mstislav Rostropovich - Bach Cello Suite No. 1
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Mikhail Baryshnikov
My Creativity videoclip Music and vocal: Svetlana Surganova Verses: Joseph Brodsky.
Firuz Kazemzadeh
Firuz Kazemzadeh (born October 27, 1924, Moscow, USSR) is a professor emeritus of history at Yale University.Firuz Kazemzadeh was born in Moscow, where his father served in the embassy of Iran. After ...
En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
Dancing their way to freedom: 4 great Soviet ballet defectors
The dancers who left their friends, families – and wives – to flee the USSR. he 19th New York International Fringe Festival, held on August 14-30, will host the world premiere of “To Dance” – a musica...
Mubeyyin Batu Altan
Mubeyyin Batu Altan is an American Tatar scholar, activist and leading figure in the American Tatar community.
Altan was born in Crimea in the Ukrainian SSR to a displaced Tatar family from Sudak....
Jon Cryer on Ashton, Mila Wedding: "I Did Not Make a Scene"
Jon Cryer sounded off on former costar Ashton Kutcher's top-secret weekend nuptials to Mila Kunis, tweeting that he was at the wedding Such a supportive on-screen ex-husband! Jon Cryer took to Twitte...
Eduard Schmieder
Eduard Schmieder (born 2 May 1948 in Lviv, Soviet Union) is a violinist, teacher and conductor. He is a highly regarded violin pedagogue. Lord Yehudi Menuhin said, "Eduard Schmieder is one of the out...
Eduard Schmieder - Wikipedia
Semyon Bychkov (conductor)
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Born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) to Jewish paren...
David Neiman
David Neiman (1921–2004) was a Rabbi, archaeologist, and renowned scholar in the fields of Biblical Studies, Jewish History, and the long and often complicated relationship between the Catholic ...
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Vladimir Rokhlin, Jr.
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Mstislav Rostropovich
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Mstislav Rostropovich - Wikipedia