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Legris, Manuel

Overview
Works: 117 works in 242 publications in 5 languages and 1,642 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Drama  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Historical films  Filmed ballets 
Roles: Dancer, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Other, Author, sgd, Creator, Artist, Choreographer
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.4372
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Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live performance of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping beauty
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a performance of Sylvia, performed by Orchestra of the Opera National de Paris and Ballet of the Opera national de Paris (Paris Opera Ballet), and conducted by Paul Connelly
Ballerina by Bertrand Normand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French filmmaker Bertrand Norman follows the careers of five Russian ballerinas in this documentary that was originally produced for French TV. Using some magnificent footage of performances, as well as behind the scenes shots and candid interviews, Bertrand gives audiences a glimpse of the extreme discipline and dedication demanded of ballerinas who dance at the famed Kirov Ballet
La danse : le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers
Romeo and Juliet by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Rudolf Nureyev's interpretation of Shakespeare's tale of ill-fated young love
Ballets-- : avec les etoiles de l'Opera de Paris( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paris Opera Ballet performs five pieces choreographed by Norbert Schmucki and two by Marius Petipa
Comme les oiseaux ... by Dominique Delouche( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary by Dominique Delouche is about Monique Loudières
Serge Lifar musagete by Dominique Delouche( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary by Dominique Delouche is about Serge Lifar
Proust, ou, Les intermittences du cœur : un ballet( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprise of Roland Petit's 1988 ballet in 13 tableaux in 2 acts based on À la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust. Choreographed to music by various composers
Notre-Dame de Paris : un ballet by Maurice Jarre( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Hugo.s beautiful story of love and death is here transformed into a stunning piece of choreography starring Paris National Opera
Dancer's dream, Raymonda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary dedicated to the great ballet productions by Rudolf Nureyev performed at the Opéra national de Paris
Raymonda by Aleksandr Konstantinovich Glazunov( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary including interviews with dancers and choreographers dedicated to the great ballet production of Raymonda by Rudolf Nureyev, the story of the young countess Raymonda who must contend with the affections of her fiancé Jean de Brienne and a handsome Saracen knight
Dancer's dream, Romeo & Juliet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary dedicated to the great ballet productions by Rudolf Nureyev performed at the Opéra national de Paris
La belle au bois dormant by Norman Campbell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary including interviews with dancers and choreographers dedicated to the great ballet production of Sleeping Beauty by Rudolf Nureyev, a fairy tale of a princess who sleeps under an evil spell for 100 years
Romeo et Juliette by François Roussillon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary including interviews with dancers and choreographers dedicated to the great ballet production of Romeo and Juliet by Rudolf Nureyev, a love story about the young star-crossed lovers Romeo Montagu and Juliet Capulet. Prokofiev's ballet is one of the few long great ballets that are also known to a broader public. In contrast to Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and the Nutcracker, however, there are not many original choreographies for Romeo and Juliet which are acknowledged as masterworks of ballet history and are passed on with only a few tactful alterations. Nureyev's choreography for Romeo and Juliet was created for the London Festival Ballet in 1977, and in 1984, shortly after he had taken over as director of the ballet of the Paris Opera, he produced the large-scale and gloriously colourful fresco for the company of the Paris Opera. His version, which takes into account all parts of the score, follows Shakespeare's original very closely, and it is said that he read and studied the text again and again. The numerous crowd scenes, folk dances and fencing scenes, which are danced with extraordinary vitality, are proof of Nureyev's outstanding talent as a dancer and choreographer. In 1995, two years after Nureyev's death, the production with its exciting and innovative choreography and the almost too over-ornate décor was resurrected once more for the ballet of the Paris Opera and adapted to the prevailing taste. With its magnificent renaissance décor by Ezio Frigerio and the luxurious costumes, the ballet is one of the most magnificent productions of the Paris Opera. The title roles, which were danced by Monique Londoérs and Patrick Dupond in 1984, were given to the dancers Elisabeth Maurin and Manuel Legris, who had begun their careers in the corps de ballet under Nureyev. With the help of Nureyev's long-time assistant Patricia Ruanne they tried to recapture the energy, passion and staying power for this new production, which is the prerequisite for the breathtaking aura of Nureyev's choreography
The nutcracker : ballet in two acts after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Wiener Staatsballett is one of the great companies of the world. Yet never before had Rudolf Nureyev's world-famous choreography of The Nutcracker been performed in Vienna. The present production remedies this omission by presenting Nureyev's final, 1985 Paris version with two magnificent young soloists and the splendid Vienna corps de ballet. Nureyev's version enjoys a particular standing in the history of this well-known ballet in that it was the first to incorporate the psychology of E.T.A Hoffman's fairy tale on which Tchaikovsky's ballet is based"--Container
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 50th anniversary revival of the 1964 ballet choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quichotte by L Minkus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet in one prologue and three acts based upon a few episodes of Miguel de Cervantes' novel
Rudolf Nureyev's Romeo & Juliet : Ballet in three acts after William Shakespeare ; music by Sergei Prokofiev( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quichotte : ballet en un prologue et trois actes d'après quelques épisodes du roman de Miguel de Cervantes by L Minkus( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet in one prologue and three acts based upon a few episodes of Miguel de Cervantes' novel
 
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Legris, Manuel 1964-...

Manuel Legris Frans choreograaf

Manuel Legris französischer Balletttänzer und Ballettdirektor

Manuel Legris French ballet dancer

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