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  Serge Diaghilev
Diaghilev begreep dat het Westen rijp was voor meer Russische producties.
Diaghilevs Ballets Russes behoorden tot de belangrijkste drijvende krachten achter het onstuimige internationale artistieke broeinest dat Parijs tussen 1910 en 1930 was.
Diaghilev vestigde zich met Bakst, Stravinsky, Gontcharova, Larionov, Massine en dirigent Ernest Ansermet in Zwitserland en probeerde hij om nieuwe dansers te vinden voor de opengevallen plaatsen.
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 Sergei Diaghilev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sergei Diaghilev was born to a wealthy family in Perm, Russia toward the end of its age of empire.
Diaghilev staged “The Sleeping Beauty” of Tchaikovsky in London in 1921; despite being well received by the public it was not a financial success.
Diaghilev engaged in a number of homosexual relationships over the course of his life - among others with Boris Kochno, his secretary from 1921 until the end of his life, with his cousin, Dima Filasofov, and at least four dancers in his ballet company, Vaslav Nijinsky, Leonide Massine, Anton Dolin, and Serge Lifar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diaghilev   (1323 words)

 glbtq >> arts >> Diaghilev, Sergei
Diaghilev's genius and his extraordinary knowledge of all the arts, from painting to music, led him to discover and inspire genius in others and to facilitate the collaboration of his discoveries.
Estranged from Diaghilev after his marriage, Nijinsky became depressed and delusional and was committed to a mental hospital by his wife.
Diaghilev's next discovery was an unknown young actor, Léonide Massine, whom he developed into a great dancer and one of the seminal choreographers of the twentieth century.
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 Sergei Diaghilev
Diaghilev was born in Novgorod on March 19, 1872.
While still in his twenties, Diaghilev received backing from Princess M.K. Tenishev and Saava Mamontov, both famous patrons of the arts, to publish the World of Art", a magazine which was intended to promote modern movements in music, art, and dance, as well as expose the richness of Russian arts to the average citizen.
Diaghilev succeeded because of his collection of superb soloists such as Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, and Vaslav Nizhinsky, as well as his extremely varied and exotic repertory (Haskell, 1968).
www.bu.edu /econ/faculty/kyn/newweb/economic_systems/NatIdentity/FSU/Russia/sergei_diaghilev.htm   (578 words)

 Diaghilev | Arts, Music and Entertainment | BBC World Service
Diaghilev picked that up and teamed it with the kind of painters and designers that he had worked with in his exhibitions.
Diaghilev had a strong sense of public relations and was well aware that scandal fuelled the popularity fire.
Diaghilev was not just a trend-setter but an impresario who paid tribute to tradition, whilst being ahead of his time.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/arts/highlights/diaghilev.shtml   (991 words)

 Serge Pavlovich Diaghilev (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Diaghilev was born in the province of Novgorod 19th March 1872.
Throughout his career as an impresario/promoter Diaghilev’s job title was vague, being arrogant, stubborn and enthusiastic for the arts as a whole, he had his fingers in many pies and it was this imposing personality which enabled so many artistic success.
But it evolved that Diaghilev the organiser was a force to be reckoned with, responsible for a countless artistic triumphs regardless of the prescence of established stars, it was Diaghilev himself who was the asset.
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 Sergei Diaghilev Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Diaghilev was born in 1872 into an aristocratic, wealthy family on a country estate in Perm, a province of Russia.
It was already clear that Diaghilev's taste in art as well as music was exquisite, and that he had a flair for discovering talent, and a talent for discerning its possibilities.
One result was that outspoken Diaghilev was invited to join the Maryinsky Theatre, jewel of the Russian imperial theatres, to be in charge of "special missions." His first assignment was to edit the year book of the imperial theatres.
www.bookrags.com /biography/sergei-diaghilev   (1291 words)

 The genius who led a revolution - Arts - Entertainment - smh.com.au
Diaghilev was born in Perm, almost in the Urals.
Diaghilev was shocked into a new vision of art, abetted by a young Jewish artist, part of the St Petersburg group, called Lev Rosenberg, known to posterity as Leon Bakst.
Diaghilev had hoped to repeat the operation, but the money was insufficient, so in 1909 he planned a season of ballet.
smh.com.au /articles/2005/08/15/1123958001900.html   (1174 words)

 Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev
A must for balletomanes, here is a portrait of Serge Diaghilev, the genius behind the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo--the legendary troupe that set the standard for ballet for generations.
Diaghilev collaborated with the most famous artists, composers and dancers of the period.
Sergei Diaghilev and many of the members of the World of Art movement and the Russian ballet were gay.
www.queertheory.com /histories/d/diaghilev_sergei_pavlovich.htm   (797 words)

 Ballets Russes
Serge Diaghilev (1872-1929) was an impresario, the manager of the Ballets Russes that created a sensation in Western Europe in the early years of the 20th century.
Third, Diaghilev was a superb spotter of talent, a master showman, and a man who knew his audiences.
After Diaghilev's death the company's properties were claimed by creditors (he himself died in poverty), and the dancers were, more or less, scattered.
www.cmi.univ-mrs.fr /~esouche/dance/dance1.html   (692 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Diaghilev,
Diaghilev, Sergei Pavlovich, 1872-1929, Russian ballet impresario and art critic, grad.
As conductor (1911-14) of Diaghilev's Ballet Russe, he directed the premieres of ballets by Stravinsky, Ravel, and Debussy.
She entered (1923) the Imperial Ballet School, St. Petersburg, was a member (1924-29) of Diaghilev 's Ballet Russe, and prima ballerina (1938-58) of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Diaghilev,&StartAt=11   (611 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Diaghilev,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Massine attended the Imperial Ballet School, St. Petersburg, and became principal dancer and choreographer for Diaghilev 's Ballet Russe (1914-20) and for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (1932-42).
In 1909, she moved to Diaghilev 's Ballet Russe, where she danced in the entire repertory.
At its inception in 1909 she joined the Diaghilev Balles Russes in Paris and was considered the greatest ballerina to
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 Diaghilev - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Diaghilev, Sergey Pavlovich (1872-1929), Russian ballet impresario who, with the Ballets Russes (1909-1929), revived ballet as a serious art form.
The year 1979 was a notable one in dance for various reasons, not least of which was that it marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Serge Diaghilev, influential director of the Ballets Russes.
Ballets Russes, Russian émigré ballet company that toured outside Russia from 1909 to 1929 under the direction of Russian impresario Sergey...
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 Letter from London - exhibit honoring Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev Dance Magazine - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tastefully and colorfully staged by Paul Dart, the exhibition followed the impresario's life from schoolboy to the visionary whose ambition and impetus first presented to Europe the hitherto little-known culture of Russia, and whose Ballets Russes was later to change the face of dance in the west.
Diaghilev was born in 1872 in Selistchev, near Novgorod in southwest Russia.
When Diaghilev graduated in 1895, it was not as the composer or singer he had hoped to be.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1083/is_n9_v70/ai_18640442   (881 words)

Sergey Diaghilev is one of the greatest theatrical figures of XX century.
Diaghilev had rare art intuition and irrepressible aspiration to update, move forward his favourite spheres of art culture.
The dialogue of elite and mass art, Russian and world art, classical and avant guarde art peculiar to Diaghilev's outlook and his aesthetic belief has anticipated a postmodernist situation in modern culture.
www.geocities.com /diaghsch   (162 words)

 Working for Diaghilev
Publisher, impresario, and patron, Sergei Diaghilev was one of the greatest artistic innovators of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
He was the first to bring visual artists together to work with composers and choreographers in order to create theatrical works of art for a broad public, and the world-renowned ballets that he produced in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century left a permanent stamp on the world of dance.
In Western Europe, Diaghilev is primarily known as the source of inspiration of the dance company Les Ballets Russes, which completely innovated the dance world from 1910 to 1920 and re-established the eminent position of ballet among the arts.
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 Prokofiev Biography: Exploration and Revolution (1914-1918)
Sergei Diaghilev, the famous Russian ballet impresario and Stravinsky's partner, had also launched his Ballet Russes in Paris in 1909 to enormous success.
Diaghilev was so impressed, he toyed with the notion of staging a performance to the Concerto.
Diaghilev had a close relationship to Stravinsky, of which Prokofiev came to be envious.
www.prokofiev.org /biography/revolution.html   (1246 words)

 Theremin Vox - Sergei Diaghilev
Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev (March 19, 1872 - August 19, 1929), often known as Serge, was a Russian ballet impressario and founder of the Ballets Russes from which many famous dancers and choreographers would later arise.
Born in Perm, Russia, in 1910 Diaghilev organised the first of 20 ballet seasons in Paris, France.
Diaghilev heard Stravinsky's early orchestral works Fireworks and Scherzo Fantastique, and was impressed enough to ask Stravinsky to arrange some pieces by Frederic Chopin for the Ballets Russes.
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 February 2005 - Library of Congress Information Bulletin
Diaghilev and Fokine feared that the Bolm tour might diminish the impact of their own troupe.
With Diaghilev's attention and affections obsessively focused on the young Nijinsky, Bolm was often denied performance and choreographic opportunities in the company.
Diaghilev's tempestuous and arrogant attitude, combined with exorbitant financial demands, led chairman of the board Otto Kahn to ban Diaghilev from the Metropolitan Opera House during the second tour.
www.loc.gov /loc/lcib/0502/bolm.html   (2062 words)

 DIAGHILEV, Sergei (1872-1929)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, who combined great music, painting, and drama with new types of choreography in the dance company he founded and directed, the Ballets Russes.
Diaghilev was born in the Novgorod province of Russia on March 31, 1872.
Diaghilev toured his company extensively, permanently rekindling enthusiasm for the dance.
www.diaghilev.perm.ru /eng/index.htm   (208 words)

 Dancing Times Magazine - July 2004
Diaghilev had with him an outstanding choreographer in Mikhail Fokine, whose ballets, over the years, such as Shéhérazade, Les Sylphides, Firebird and Petrushka, are still in the repertoire of companies all over the world, including St Petersburg where he was originally seen as a rebel.
Diaghilev could call on such artists as Roerich, Golovin, Bakst and Benois and, above all, he had the cooperation of composer Igor Stravinsky, who was commissioned to write the music for Firebird, Petrushka, The Rite of Spring and Les Noces.
Diaghilev also brought Westerners into his company, such as the British Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin (who had to Russianise their names for Diaghilev) and the Irish Ninette de Valois.
www.dancing-times.co.uk /DT200407/dancingtimes200407-3.html   (1477 words)

 Speaking of Diaghilev
The second was that I might research the possibility of doing something about Diaghilev, given that so many leading members of his company were not only alive, but living in London.
Although he had not yet written his two massive volumes on Nijinksy and Diaghilev, he was an acknowledged expert in the field, but no one had asked him to write the programme, just to advise someone whose credentials he probably questioned.
In the first place there were a number of aspects of his famous Diaghilev exhibition, which I had seen in London at Forbes House, that I had not liked.
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 Hello again to the Joffrey / Diaghilev tribute brings troupe back to Bay Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The three-night program beginning Thursday at the Flint Center is a tribute to Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, bringing the Joffrey's reconstructions of "Les Noces" by Bronislava Nijinska alongside her brother Vaslav Nijinsky's "L'Apres-midi d'un Faune" ("The Afternoon of a Faun") and "Le Sacre du Printemps" ("The Rite of Spring").
He came close with his operas, but it was Diaghilev who took the dream farther, not in opera but in dance.
There was Nijinsky, Diaghilev's lover and ballet's first gay hero, a madman whose brilliance transformed the way we think of male dancing to this day.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/06/15/PK262214.DTL&type=printable   (640 words)

 Portraits - Serge DIAGHILEV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Serge Diaghilev est à la fois l'inventeur, l'animateur et le directeur de la troupe des Ballets russes dont l'histoire retiendra l'exceptionnelle synthèse des arts ainsi que l'apparition d'une nouvelle conception du ballet.
Leur succès se confirmant l'année suivante, Diaghilev décide de se consacrer au ballet, genre qui lui permet d'associer la poésie, la danse, la musique et la peinture avec une exigence de qualité poussée à un degré extrême. Entièrement dédiées à la danse, ses soirées étonnent le public.
Diaghilev est également à l'affût de mouvances artistiques inédites et renouvelle inlassablement le répertoire des Ballets russes avec des expériences dont la modernité déroute le public (l'Après-midi d'un faune, Noces, Pas d'acier), parfois jusqu'au scandale (Le Sacre du printemps).
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 September Article
I believe the culmination of their accidental circle occurred in 1913, and represented a revolution in western arts – especially the music-dance connection – that led to ripples of influence that have continued for decades.
Diaghilev grew to be more than a mere patron, but a visionary producer, a team-builder, an igniter of sparks that fired brilliant new works.
Diaghilev resigned as editor of the annual, and eventually was dismissed altogether.
www.musikinesis.com /march_article.htm   (1944 words)

 Working for Diaghilev - Victoria and Albert Museum
Diaghilev's dream was to bring Russian culture to the West and create the Wagnerian ideal of 'Gesamtkunstwerken', a total work of art in which décor, costumes, music and expression were one harmonious whole.
Diaghilev's death in 1929 became the catalyst for the beginnings of major ballet companies in Europe and America including the Ballet Rambert, The Royal Ballet and New York City Ballet.
Diaghilev's genius lay not only in the brilliance of his vision and his enormous gifts for seeking out and promoting talent but in his eye for detail and organisation.
www.vam.ac.uk /res_cons/conservation/journal/number_50/diaghilev   (1764 words)

 Adolph Bolm, Anna Pavlova, Ruth Page, Karsavina, Stravinsky, Remisoff, Berman, Imperial Theater, Marynski, Intime, ...
Diaghilev approved of his decision because he realized the advantage of their cooperation.
Diaghilev brought not only the Russian Ballet but the Opera as well to London, including the famous singer Fyodor Shalyapin.
Diaghilev found himself without a choreographer and two leading dancers and was forced to reorganize his business.
www.adolphbolm.com /html/Articles/Contemporaries/Bertenson.html   (1452 words)

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