First Ballets Russes Performance

Ballets Russes performed in Paris at the Theatre du Chatelet on May 19, 1909 and founded by Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev. He danced Le Pavillon d’Armide (Armida’s Pavilion) by the Russian choreographer Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin. Ballerina Anna Pavlova and choreographer Mikhail Mikhaylovich Fokine performed the lead roles. Although it toured throughout Europe, the Ballets Russes never performed in Russia.

Date:
      May 19, 1909
Name(s):
      Serge Diaghilev
Occupation:
      impresario
Location:
      Paris, France

Additional Information:

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