Mikhail Fokine was Diaghilev's chief choreographer 1909-14 and he is considered to have been the creator of modern dance. This sparkling Russian gala features four Fokine ballets, all associated with Nijinsky. Recorded live from the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Kirov Ballet brings to life, once again, the full glory of the Ballets Russes. Sheherazade, Le Spectre de la Rose.
DVD. 110 minutes. Color.