5/24/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Natalia Makarova & Ivan Nagy (with Itzhak Perlman & Lynn Harrell) – Swan Lake

Natalia Makaova, and one of her favorite partners, Ivan Nagy, dancing the White Swan Pas de Deux from “Swan Lake.” They are accompanied on-stage by violinist Itzhak Perlman and cellist Lynn Harrell.

This was performed on May 13, 1984 as part of a 100th anniversary celebration at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Ms. Makarova was forty-four at the time of this performance. Ivan Nagy had retired six years earlier, in 1978, at the age of thirty-five, but was coaxed by Makarova to return for this one performance.This rare clip shows perhaps the most famous prima ballerina of the modern era,

Natalia Makarova & Ivan Nagy (with Itzhak Perlman & Lynn Harrell) – Swan Lake

 

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