Ballett – und Tanz Highlights im Sommer 2017
Ab Anfang Juli schliessen die meisten Opernhäuser und machen Sommerpause – meist bis Anfang September. Das ist eine harte Zeit für Ballettliebhaber. Aber es gibt einige Highlights, die ich Euch gerne vorstellen möchte.
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Rainer Krenstetter, principal dancer of the Miami City Ballet talks about his experiences in the US
Back when Rainer Krenstetter was a member of the ballet company of Staatsballett Berlin, I often had the opportunity to watch him perform. I was completely fascinated by his brilliant technique and elegance, and I will never forget Béjart’s masterpiece “RING UM DEN RING”, where Rainer delivered an outstanding performance in the role of Loge.
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Who are my favourite male dancers?
My friends often ask me about my favourite male dancers. As I have been a ballet lover for decades, it is very difficult to answer this question, given the amount of dancers I have seen perform. All dancers have different strengths and weaknesses; Rudolf Nurejev, for example, while a presence onstage and reknowned as the best dancer of the 20th century, would not be considered extremely talented by todays standards. I will also not be mentioning excellent male dancers who have passed their prime, such as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Vladimir Malakhov.
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