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RUDOLF NUREYEV : A LIFE IN DANCE - DE YOUNG MUSEUM SAN FRANCISCO

A Life in Dance
October 6, 2012 - February 17, 2013
 
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
25 August, 2012
One-off film screening of Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote - 1973
 
 
Witness: Rudolf Nureyev defects

Witness: Rudolf Nureyev defects
In 1961 the great Russian ballet dancer left the Soviet Union for good - this programme was first broadcast last year.
 
THE WYETHS: THREE GENERATIONS
2012-01-20
LAST DAYS TO VISIT THE EXHIBITION IN PARIS
 
 
2012 BALLETS CALENDAR

ballets all around the world...
 
OPENING OF THE RUDOLF NUREYEV DANCE FESTIVAL IN KAZAN -2011 MAY 16TH

 
 
DON QUIXOTE AT THE STAATSOPER - VIENNA
Nureyev's choreography after Marius Petipa

 
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE EXHIBITION !

Costumes Exhibition at the CNCS Museum
 
 
YOU CAN NOW DOWNLOAD THE PARIS OPERA APPLICATION

This application invites you to keep up with all the news direct from the Paris Opera
 
SWAN LAKE - PRODUCTION OF THE TEATRO ALLA SCALA
December 16, 2010
Rudolf Nureyev Choreography
 
 
OPENING OF PERMANENT EXHIBITION ROOMS IN 2012

 
An exhibition «Rudolf Nureyev. Threads of Time»
July 10 — September 12, 2010
In the bounds of the Cross Year of France and Russia
Committee of Culture, Government of St Petersburg
 
 
ETOILE NOMINATION FOR STEPHANE BULLION

on the stage of the Paris Opera Garnier
 
RUDOLF NUREYEV : CELESTIAL ATTRACTION

DVD now available - documentary directed by Sonia Paramo
 
 
HOMAGE TO NUREYEV AT THE LONDON COLISEUM
21st March 2010
A Ballet Gala in memory of the legendary ballet star Rudolf Nureyev
 
MARCO SPADA - DVD NEW RELEASE

Rudolf Nureyev and Ghislaine Thesmar in 1982 at the Roma Opera Theatre...
 
 
EXHIBITION CATALOGUE NOW AVAILABLE

After an introduction recalling the main dates of Rudolf Nureyev’s life, this richly illustrated book relates, ballet after ballet, the story of each production
 
RUDOLF NUREYEV - COSTUMES EXHIBITION



Découvrez La vie de Rudolf Noureev racontée à travers ses costumes à Moulins sur Culturebox !
 
 
LA BAYADERE - BRISBANE - JUNE 2009 WITH THE PARIS OPERA BALLET

Australian Premiere of Rudolf Nureyev's stunning production of La Bayadere on June 24th.
 
POSTERS OF RUDOLF NUREYEV

Posters of Rudolf Nureyev are available on line on www.allposters.com
 
 
EVA EVDOKIMOVA DIES AT 60

Eva Evdokimova died on April 3rd in Manhattan. She was one of the most frequent partner of Rudolf Nureyev...
 
Manuel Legris Leaves Paris Opera to Lead Vienna State Opera Ballet

to lead the Vienna State Opera Ballet...
 
 
EXHIBITION " RUDOLF NOUREEV LA TRAME D UNE VIE"

The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation has donated the Cncs a prestigious collection of documents, items, pieces of furniture, costumes …
 
Remembering Rudolf Nureyev on the anniversary of his death
January 06, 1993 - January 06, 2009

Poems and information about his grave
 
 
RUDOLF NUREYEV - CELESTIAL ATTRACTION

Born on the Trans-Siberian express train, Rudolf Nureyev never stopped moving in his meteoric rise to become the most brightly shining star of the ballet universe.
 
BUY YOUR POSTER ON LINE ON UN SOIR A L'OPERA

BUY YOUR POSTER ON LINE ON UN SOIR A L'OPERA SHOP ON-LINE !
 
 
FOOTAGE OF THE DOCUMENTARY "THE RUSSIAN YEARS"

If you missed the documentary on TV, have a look at this short video on line...
 
X-MAS GIFT IDEA ! JULIE KAVANAGH'S BOOK "RUDOLF NUREYEV, HIS LIFE"

This definitive biography, nine years in the making, draws for the first time on private papers, diaries and home-movie footage, and includes reminiscences from scores of colleagues and friends, the closest of whom had hitherto refused to co-operate with any writer. Julie Kavanagh, herself a former dancer, examines with authority Nureyev’s legacy as a choreographer and director.




Download the PDF file of the first pages.
 
 
RUDOLF NUREYEV - A LIFE IN PICTURES

Les Images d’une Vie" en près de 160 images un récit visuel moderne et dynamique de la vie publique et l’intimité de la première superstar du ballet
 
Balanchine / Noureev / Forsythe

Article paru dans les ECHOS - 14 avril 2008
 
 
TRIBUTE TO RUDOLF NUREYEV IN ROMA - ITALY
MARCH 20th at 21:00

A tribute to Nureyev on the anniversary of his birth, screening of the movie Nureyev alla Scala at the Casa del Cinema in Roma, Italy.
 
FILM FESTIVAL ABOUT NUREYEV
ST PETERSBURG - RUSSIA

19-23 March, 2008
 
 
NUREYEV - FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

On French TV channel ARTE - 17/03/2008 at 22.35
 
DON QUIXOTE - CHOREGRAPHY BY NUREYEV ON MEZZO

The TV channel Mezzo presents Don Quixote - choreography by Rudolf Nureyev
 
 
Young ballet stars impress audience and Judges in Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers

Young ballet stars impress audience and Judges in Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers
 
NUTCRAKER ON FRENCH TV FOR CHRISTMAS

And a lovely calendar to watch videos of the ballet on line
 
 
BEJART'S BALLETS DANCED BY NUREYEV

Bejart has passed away and we are receiving a lot of emails asking which of his ballets Nureyev danced in...
 
NEW SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE ! A BALLET CHRONOLOGY...

A CHRONOLOGY OF BALLET PERFORMANCES, CONDUCTING SCHEDULE, BALLET PRODUCTIONS & ORIGINAL BALLETS BY MARILYN LA VINE
 
 
RELEASE OF A NEW BIOGRAPHY BY JULIE KAVANAGH !

RELEASE OF A NEW BIOGRAPHY BY JULIE KAVANAGH !
Ballet's first pop icon, Rudolf Nureyev revolutionised an old art form, bringing a new young audience to opera houses...
 
A NEW BBC DOCUMENTARY :

"Nureyev : From Russia with Love" will be screened on BBC2 on 22nd September at 9.30pm and later in October in some parts of Europe.
 
 
NUREYEV'S NUTCRACKER AT THE POB

If you are in Paris in November, don't miss the Nutcracker, a poetic ballet by Nureyev !
 
For the first time, the Paris Opera Ballet will visit Australia in June

For the first time in its centuries-long history, the Paris Opera Ballet will visit Australia in June 2007.

 
 
Cinderella is a movie star !

Nureyev adaptation of the story of Cinderella to the world of Hollywood in the 30s !
 
TWO FILM SCREENINGS

two film screenings coming up at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on 4th and 5th April.
 
 
NOUREEV L'INSOUMIS - A biography by Ariane Dollfus

A biography by Arian Dollfus
 
Don't miss Don Quixote choreographed by Nureyev at the Bastille Opera in Paris
February 27th, 2007
Don't miss Don Quixote choreographed by Nureyev
 
 
LIST OF NUREYEV BALLETS AVAILABLE ON DVD

See all the ballets available on amazon.com or fnac.fr
 
SCALA DE MILAN - 2006/2007

The Sleeping Beauty by Nureyev - Scala Milano
 
 
VIDEOS OF NUREYEV NOW ON LINE

Lots of video extracts now available on line...
 
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY - THE NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA

One of the most definitive and resplendent expressions of the 19th – century European classicism.
 
 
FOOTAGE AND PROGRAMMES OF NUREYEV NOW AVAILABLE ON THE INA WEBSITE
19/06/2006
FOOTAGE AND PROGRAMMES OF NUREYEV NOW AVAILABLE ON THE INA WEBSITE
 
Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers Competition

Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers Competition
 
 
The Nureyev Style - Special display of costumes

Ending 25th Feb 2007
THE NUREYEV STYLE !

A special display of Rudolf Nureyev’s Costume, Fashion and Textiles
 
Photographic exhibition on the theme of "Transmissions" from 26th January to 9th April
26th January to 9th April 2006
Exhibition organized by the Paris National Higher Conservatory of Music and Dance
25th January / 9th April 2006
 
 
RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES IN 2005 FOR SWAN LAKE !
A NEW RECORD FOR LA BAYADERE IN 2006 ?

RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES IN 2005 FOR SWAN LAKE !Swan Lake has attracted a record number of entries in Paris
 
Listen to Rudolf Nureyev on line audio interviews !

NEW !
LISTEN TO RUDOLF NUREYEV ON LINE !
in a BBC Radio 4 interview conducted in the late 60's!
 
 
JANUARY 6th, 1993
JANUARY 6th, 2006

Nureyev died on January 6, 1993 in Paris. It's an oppotunity to visit the Russian cemetery of Sainte Geneviève des Bois
 
BACH SUITE
17th - 31st of december, 2004
BACH SUITE at the Paris Opera
 
 
THE NUTCRACKER
Teatro degli Arcimboldi Milano
15, 17, 18, 22 Dec and 2, 4, 5 Jan 2005
IN MILANO
NUTCRACKER CHOREOGRAPHY BY RUDOLF NUREYEV
DEC AND JAN 2005
 
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
AT THE PARIS OPERA
NOVEMBER 2004
"The Ballet of the ballets" as Rudolf Nureyev used to call it will be presented in November 2004 in his dazzling and magical production >>
 
 
ROMEO AND JULIET
English National Ballet
JANUARY 2005
RUDOLF NUREYEV'S
ROMEO AND JULIET
AT THE LONDON COLISEUM
 
The Joffrey Ballet - A tribute to Nureyev
October 2004
THE JOFFREY BALLET program features three short works which are forever associated with the Nureyev (Oct. 2004) >>
 
 
RUDOLF NUREYEV: THE LIFE OF A DANCER
EXHIBITION AT THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM OF ART, BATH
11 May to 18 July 2004
RUDOLF NUREYEV: THE LIFE OF A DANCER
EXHIBITION AT THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM OF ART, BATH
 
DON QUIXOTE
AT THE OPERA BASTILLE

See the movie trailer on the Paris Opera website !

May - June 2004
A great ballet replete with Spanish charm, performed in Rudolf Nureyev’s spectacular and whimsical version. A classic of the repertoire.
 
 
SLEEPING BEAUTY
NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA
Feb. 14 - 29, 2004
Rudolf Nureyev's landmark version of the great Petipa classic, created for the National Ballet in 1972, is still one of the most startlingly original of all the ballet's treatments.
 
ROMEO and JULIET
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE CONCERT HALL
12 - 16 Feb 2004
A live performance of the Romeo and Juliet orchestral score with the 1966 feature film starring Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev.
 
 
NUREYEV,
a dancer
6th dec. - 18th Jan 04
A l'occasion des dix ans de la mort de Noureev, le Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne diffuse le film exceptionnel de Pierre Jourdan "Noureev, un danseur"...
 
TEATRO SISTINA DI ROMA
Grazie Rudy
12th Jan. 04
Classical dance gala evenings, with the first being held in Rome...
 
 
DANCER BY COLUM McCANN
Nureyev, angel and demon

Translated into some 20 languages to date, the book has proved popular with readers the world over...
 
Hong Kong Film Festival pays tribute to Nureyev
19 to 28 September 2003
 
 
THE MARYINSKI THEATRE BALLET CORPS FROM ST PETERSBURG IN RAVENNE (Italy)
16th JULY 2003
TRIBUTE TO NUREYEV BY THE MARYINSKI THEATRE BALLET CORPS
 
VIENNA STATE OPERA BALLET
7th and 9th January 2003
THE VIENNA STATE OPERA BALLET organized two gala evenings...
 
 
SYMPOSIUM IN PRATO (close to FLORENCE, Italy)
29th April 2003
Organized by faculty of arts from the University of Florence
 
DOM KINO in SAINT-PETERSBURG
23rd and 24th April 2003
TRIBUTE TO NUREYEV, FILM FESTIVAL at the DOM KINO in SAINT-PETERSBURG:
 
 
“GRAZIE RUDY” A GALA FOR NUREYEV
TEATRO NUOVO OF TURIN
9th April 2003
Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev
 
TRIBUTE IN LONDON
5th, 9th, 11th, 14th, 17th, 23rd and 26th April, 2003
TRIBUTE IN LONDON: on the 5th, 9th, 11th, 14th, 17th, 23rd and 26th April, le Royal Ballet performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in LONDON
 
 
TRIBUTE IN MONTE CARLO
17th March 2003
Tribute was paid by Marika Besobrasova, with numerous international principal dancers and the students from the Princess Grace Academy of Classical Dance.
 
TRIBUTE AT THE MARYINSKI THEATRE IN SAINT-PETERSBURG
2nd March 2003
A biographical film put together by Wallace Potts and Mick Csaky especially for the occasion was screened together with an excerpt from the film “Don Quixote”.
 
 
Tribute in Bordeaux
the 7th to the 9th February 2003
 
TRIBUTE IN BORDEAUX
the 4th to the 9th February 2003
TRIBUTE IN BORDEAUX by Charles Jude
 
 
PARIS BALLET FILM LIBRARY
16, 19 and 23rd of January 2003
 
Rudolf Nureyev and the Russian Ballet in Vienna
7th to the 26th January 2003
Exhibition at the Vienna State Opera entitled: "Rudolf Nureyev and the Russian Ballet in Vienna".
 
 
NATIONAL FILM THEATRE in LONDON
1st to the 31st January 2003
the NATIONAL FILM THEATRE in LONDON showed "This is Nureyev" organized by Wallace Potts, film archivist for the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
 
Scala Opera House in Milan
19th December 2002
The Scala Opera House in Milan organized a gala in honour of Nureyev...
 
 
BIARRITZ - FRANCE
2 - 21st of september 2002
An exhibition of photographs by Jean-Claude Asquié
 
TRIBUTE TO NUREYEV FROM THE PARIS OPERA
20TH JANUARY 2003
TRIBUTE TO NUREYEV FROM THE PARIS OPERA, GALA HELD ON THE 20TH JANUARY 2003
 
 
CINDERELLA IS A MOVIE STAR!

CINDERELLA IS A MOVIE STAR!

April 2005 - Choreography by Rudolf Nureyev
 
ROMEO AND JULIET

ROMEO AND JULIET
Rudolf Nureyev's sumptuous and colourful production
at the Bastille Paris Opera - June 2005
 
 
KEEPING RUDOLF'S MEMORY ALIVE
Jan, 6th 1993 - Jan, 6th 2005


KEEPING RUDOLF'S MEMORY ALIVE
Jan, 6th 1993 - Jan, 6th 2005
Rudolf left us twelve years ago to dance in the next world...
 
Maude Gosling died at the age of 96 on November 27th 2004

Maude Gosling died at the age of 96 on November 27th 2004
 
 
THE YOUNG MAN AND THE DEATH BY ROLAND PETIT

Music Johann Sebastian Bach, Passacaille en do mineur, Choreography Roland Petit (1946) Plot Jean Cocteau
 
Wilfried Romoli, aged 42, was given the rank of Etoile after the performance of "Ich Bin..."

WILFRIED ROMOLI

Aged 42, was given the rank of Etoile after the performance of "Ich Bin..."
 
 
Paris Opera Ballet:
Laurent Hilaire principal male dancer
appointed ballet master


Laurent Hilaire principal male dancer
appointed ballet master
 
Elisabeth Maurin's farewell

Elisabeth Maurin's farewell in June at the Paris Opera Bastille in Nureyev's Romeo and Juliet
 
 
NUREYEV'S SWAN LAKE
December 12th - January 12th 2006
NUREYEV'S SWAN LAKE
AT THE P O B PARIS
 
The English National Ballet is giving three stunning performances of Romeo and Juliet in Athens

ENB's performances of Romeo and Juliet at the Hellenic Festival in September
 
 
NUREYEV ALLA SCALA

NUREYEV ALLA SCALA - MOVIE PREMIERE
 
HAPPY NEW YEAR !

WITH OUR BEST WISHES FOR 2006 !
 
 
Fernando Bujones Dies at Age 50

 
BOOK YOUR TICKETS ON LINE
LA BAYADERE PARIS - MARCH 06
See the casting

BOOK YOUR TICKETS ON LINE
LA BAYADERE, PARIS - MARCH 06
>> See the casting
 
 
Wallace Potts, 59 died Thursday, June 29, 2006, in Los Angeles

Wallace Potts, 59 died Thursday, June 29, 2006, in Los Angeles
 
New DVD release : "Rudolf Nureyev at la Scala"
2006-10-22
The DVD "Nureyev at La Scala" has been published with English subtitles