San Francisco Ballet – Romeo & Juliet

The score Sergei Prokofiev wrote for Romeo & Juliet includes some of the most sublime and memorable music in the classical realm, perfectly capturing the tensions of Shakespeare's brilliant story. Every achingly beautiful love melody comes shaded with darkness--rapture  ...

La Scala Ballet – Giselle

1967 performance by the National Ballet of Cuba, with Alicia Alonso: Giselle (1967) VHS Giselle is a deceptive ballet. Though visually it may resemble the earlier Les Sylphides—lots of long, billowy white tutus and light airy movements—Giselle delivers intriguing  ...