Articles by tag #Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
September 09, 2021
The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky: The Story Behind the Making of the Ballet and Its Summary
A ballet record holder in terms of the number of performances, a stage long-liver, colorful and ceremonial - it looks like a sparkling Christmas ornament you can’t take your eyes off
August 04, 2021
Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake: Immortal and Model
It was called the last romantic production of European culture. How was one of the most famous ballets in the world created and transformed over the centuries?
May 28, 2021
Music in Ballet: A Brief History of Evolution
From an accompaniment to a meaningful part of the ballet performance - how has the role of music in ballet changed over the centuries?
January 20, 2021
The Symphony of Dance: Three Groundbreaking Ballets by Tchaikovsky
Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker are not just productions loved by millions. These three ballets by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky opened new properties of classical dance art, embodying the unity of music and dance. How were these masterpieces created and what is the significance of each of them for the ballet world?