Monday, October 26, 2009

Nucracker, San Francisco Ballet, December 2009

Get ready for the holiday season, tickets are now on sale for the Nutcraker, performance by the San Francisco Ballet.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Mediaphorie 's Latest Additions: Music for Ballet Class CDs

We are pleased to announce that Marina Surgan CDs have been added to Mediaphorie's Music for Ballet Class CD Collection. Marina Surgan is a great pianist and composer who has been principal pianist for the Canada National Ballet School since 1986. Marina Surgan's Music for Ballet Class CDs and Piano Scores Book are now available on Mediaphorie's online store.

Marina Surgan Live, Music for Ballet Class
Marina Surgan Live 2, Music for Ballet Class
Marina Surgan Live, Music for Ballet Class

Monday, October 19, 2009

Ballerina - DVD - Trailer

Filmmaker Bertrand Normand's fascinating documentary profiles five outstanding Russian ballerinas from the prestigious Mariinsky Theatre (the renamed Kirov Ballet), following them from grueling rehearsals to flawless performances around the globe. Dancers in the spotlight include gifted 18-year-old Alina Somova, the newest Mariinsky ballerina, along with Svetlana Zakharova, Evguenya Obraztsova, Diana Vishneva and Uliana Lopatkina.
This preview is in French, however this movie is now available in the US (Language: English, French, Russian)


Ballet Workshop Bangkok City Ballet Studio

World Class Ballet workshop with Bertrand Barena 
World Class Ballet workshop by Mr. Bertrand BARENA  in Thailand  At Bangkok City Ballet. From Sunday 25 to Saturday 31, October 2009 
 Bertrand Barena is a Professor at the Dance School of Paris Opera
Preview, listen  Bertand Barena Floor Barre CD  music samples.

La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet (2009) - Movie

La danse, Le movie by Frederick Wiseman
Movie, Documentary by Frederick Wiseman,  a pionneer in   documentary.
Frederick Wiseman had his camera for 12 weeks in the Paris Opera. From the dressmakers to the shows, this movie shows us the backstage of this prestigious institution and  the daily work of everyone who participate and  create those exceptional shows.

Review by the New York Times