george balanchine :
- n United States dancer and choreographer (born in Russia) noted for his abstract and formal works (1904-1983)
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- Preserving Balanchine's ballet legacy, 30 years later
Francia Russell hasn't performed in 50 years, but she says as soon as she hears the music for George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco, her body starts to move: "I could do it in my sleep." Balanchine's work as a choreographer for the New York City Ballet came to define ballet for much of the 20th century. He died 30 years ago, but in Russell -- and in dance companies around the world -- his work ...
July 28, 2013 - Minnesota Public Radio