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Firebird by Cecily Bressel

Last Sunday's Performance of Stravinsky's Firebird

Choreographed by Cecily Bressel

Arizona Ballet Theatre

Holiday Nutcracker Performance 👏🎶👏

and

🎭 Party 🎉

 

Arizona Ballet Theatre

❣️Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

On The Campus of The University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 at 2 PM

 

Arizona Ballet Theatre is on Facebook

 

And, here's the website

www.arizonaballettheatre.com/?q=node/1386

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Wikipedia Entry: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird

 

The Firebird (French: L'Oiseau de feu; Russian: Жар-птица, translit. Zhar-ptitsa) is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1910 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes company; the original choreography was by Michel Fokine, with a scenario by Alexandre Benois and Fokine based on the Russian fairy tales of the Firebird and the blessing and curse it possesses for its owner. When first performed at the Opéra de Paris on 25 June 1910, the work was an instant success with both audience and critics.

 

The ballet has historic significance not only as Stravinsky's breakthrough piece, but also as the beginning of the collaboration between Diaghilev and Stravinsky that would also produce the acclaimed ballets Petrushka (1911) and The Rite of Spring (1913).

 

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