Nora Kovach (13 June 1931 - 18 January 2009) in Esmeralda, produced by the London’s Festival Ballet. First given at the Royal Festival Hall on July 15, 1954. The role was also danced by Tamara Toumanova and Natalie Krassovska.Photo by Serge Lido.
Marijn Rademaker in Marco Goecke’s Äffi - photo © Bernd Weissbrod
Elaine Fifield (1930-1999), promising young star of the Sadler’s Wells Ballet in Variations on a Theme of Purcell. Photo by Serge Lido, 1955
Margot Fonteyn, prima ballerina of the Sadler’s Wells Ballet, in the Foyer de la Danse of l’Opéra de Paris, during the season of the British Ballet in Paris in September-October 1954. Photo by Serge Lido.
Māris Liepa (27 July 1936 - 26 March 1989), Bolshoi Ballet
Larissa Khotchenkova and Harrison James in Maurice Bejart’s Sonate No 5 - 2011 Banff Summer Arts Festival
Dance Open Ballet Festival, April 23-28, 2014, Saint Petersburg,Russia
Dance Open Ballet Festival, with Oleg Markov. Photo by Mark Olich.
Adventure, music by Samuel Barber. Costumes by William Walstrom. Choreography by John Butler. Danced by Carmen Gutierrez, Glen Tetley and Arthur Mitchell. First produced in Europe on July 22, 1955, at the Piccolo Theatre of Genoa by the American Dance Theatre. Photo by Serge Lido.
Violetta Elvin, star-dancer with the Sadler’s Wells Ballet in Homage to the Queen, first given in Paris, at the Théâtre National de l’Opéra on October 1, 1955. Music by Malcom Arnold. Scenery and costumes by Oliver Messel. Choreography by Frederick Ashton. First given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, on June 2nd, 1953. Photo by Serge Lido.
Artem Ovcharenko - Photo © David Makhateli
Maurice Béjart in Orphée (Orpheus). A choreographic Drama in 2 acts and 8 scenes by Maurice Béjart. Musique-concrète by Pierre Henry. Scenery and costumes by Maurice Kufner. Choreography by Maurice Béjart. First given September 17, 1958, at the Liège Opéra (Opéra Royal de Wallonie). Presented for the first time in Paris in March 1959 by Ballet Théâtre de Maurice Béjart. Photo by Serge Lido.
Ballet Ho!, new modern dance troupe, Directed by George Reich. The first performance was given on June 21, 1955, at the Bouffes-Parisiens Theatre. Beach choreographed by George Reich. Photo by Serge Lido.
Back cover, Ballet 5 by Serge Lido, 1955, Genia Melikova (6 January 1924 – 5 March 2004) and Wladimir Skouratoff (1925 - 2013), stars of the Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas in Achille.
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