Le Sacre du Printemps
May 29, 1913 saw the premiere of this work that would mark the end of dance of the Belle Epoque and the beginning of the modern era. This Nijinsky piece would only have 9 performances before disappearing from the Ballet Russes repertoire, to be reconstituted in 1920 with choreography by Massine. In 1987, the Joffrey Ballet reconstructed this work and it remains in their repertoire at regular intervals.
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