Opera ballet

La Sylphide, Paris Opera Ballet, Palais Garnier, Paris – the review

the world knows The sylph chiefly through August Bournonville’s ballet of 1836, carefully preserved in Denmark and in the repertoire of companies from Covent Garden to Saint Petersburg. the original sylphid, however, was French: a showcase for Marie Taglioni who was choreographed by her father Filippo to a different score and soon lost to the […]