A one night show at Paris Opera Bastille offers a journey through major figures and themes of twentieth century choreography, performed by Paris National Opera Ballet:
Raymonda , created in 1983 by Rudolf Noureev, was a re visitation of the original choreography by Marius Petipa, inspired by the magnificient ancient Russia ballet tradition.
In Les Quatre Tempéraments , George Balanchine was also inspired by the great Russian school.
And finally, Artifact Suite by William Forsythe makes a link between last century and ours, tradition and research.
Opera Bastille, April 15, 17, 21, 23, 24 at19.30, April 27 at 14.30, April 29, May 3 at 19.30, May 4 at 14.30, May 6, 8, 9 at 19.30. Price from 5 euros to 75 euros. Information and reservation tel 33(0)1 72 29 35 35 and on : http://www.operadeparis.fr/Saison-2007-2008/Ballets.asp