Bolshoi Ballet: Live Broadcast: Jewels

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Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer George Balanchine. His visually captivating work is performed by some of the worlds most dazzling dancers.Music: Gabriel Faur, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyChoreography: George BalanchineStarring: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de BalletThis opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchines visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef Arpels on New Yorks Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. (2hr 0min)

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