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Ballet: The Red and the Black as a testament


CRITICAL - Given on Saturday evening at the Palais Garnier as a world premiere, Pierre Lacotte's latest work celebrates his art as a ballet master in love with the 19th century.

It is a mausoleum that Pierre Lacotte erects with his new ballet.

He is not so much dedicated to Stendhal as to passion as himself, choreographer, decorator and stunning costume designer of

Rouge et le Noir.

, dedicated all his life to the 19th century.


La Sylphide


La Fille du Pharaon



, he will be remembered for having brought up many ballets from the repertoire that have gone astray in the corridors of time.

This great man of 89 years, born to dance at the Palais Garnier, signed his will there on Saturday evening.

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It looks like he had fun like crazy painting this fresco in sixteen paintings, on fragments of Massenet, for more than 60 dancers.

He has put everything he loves, everything he knows and that we often no longer know, without looking at the watch;

the ballet lasts 3h15!

Saturday evening, however, lacked the torment so present in Stendhal.

Mathieu Ganio, for whom the role of Julien Sorel was written, was injured from his first variation.

Florian Magnenet replaced him with impressive panache but

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Source: lefigaro

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