11/28/17 O&A NYC DANCE- ITS TIME FOR THE NUTCRACKER: Waltz of the Snowflakes- Bolshoi Ballet


From Act One “The Waltz of the Snowflakes” recorded at the Bolshoi Theatre in 1989. Natalya Arkhipova as Clara, Irek Mukhamedov as Nutcracker Prince and Yuri Vetrov as Drosselmeyer. Members of Ballet and Orchestra of Bolshoi Theatre. Aleksandr Kopilov, Conductor. Continue reading

1/23/15 O&A DIVA ALERT: The Fountain of Bakhchisarai Starring Galina Ulanova and Maya Plisetskaya



The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Russian: Бахчисарайский фонтан) is a Russian ballet inspired by the 1823 poem by Alexander Pushkin of the same title. With music by Boris Asafyev and choreography by Rostislav Zakharov, the ballet premiered in Saint Petersburg, (then Leningrad) in 1934 at the Kirov Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (now the Mariinsky Theatre).The Fountain of Bakhchisarai  Continue reading