Category Archives: KNOPF

Still Flying High

By Victoria Looseleaf Born to dance! And then some. Jacques d’Amboise has lived the life that most terpsichores can only dream about. Joining New York City Ballet at 15 in 1949 – a year after George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein … Continue reading

Posted in ALLEGRA KENT, APOLLO, CHARLOTTE D’AMBOISE, GEORGE BALANCHINE, I WAS A DANCER, JACQUES D’AMBOISE, KNOPF, NATIONAL DANCE INSTITUTE, NEW YORK CITY BALLET, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, TERPSICHORE | Comments Off

On Swans, Seasons Greetings and Boxed Sets: Calling All Balletomanes

By Victoria Looseleaf With swans in the air, or at least on screen (my review of the new Darren Aronofsky film, Black Swan, is coming, not to worry, while in L.A. Opera’s misguided premiere of Lohengrin, peeps sing about the … Continue reading

Posted in ALICIA ALONSO, BLACK SWAN, BUD CORT, DARREN ARONOFSKY, FIDEL CASTRO, FIRST RUN FEATURES, KNOPF, LOHENGRIN, LOS ANGELES OPERA, NIJINSKY, NUREYEV, PAVLOVA, SVETLANA ZAKHAROVA, VAI, VLADIMIR MALAKHOV | Comments Off