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The Kirov's 'Sleeping Beauty'
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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Fri Aug 11, 2000 1:11 am ]
Post subject:  The Kirov's 'Sleeping Beauty'

The London critics go wild for Asylmuratova in ‘Sleeping Beauty’.<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Debra Craine:<BR>THERE are few better nights at the ballet than the Kirov's Sleeping Beauty and few ballerinas the equal of the Kirov's Altynai Asylmuratova, so when you put the two of them together you are bound to get one of the most exquisite nights of dance London has ever seen. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR> Clement Crisp:<BR>I don't think that Asylmuratova could stand in fifth position and not make the pose fascinating. Certainly, her London debut as Aurora in the Kirov's Sleeping Beauty on Monday night was the most dramatic, the most vivid interpretation of this most hallowed of roles that I have seen in the half-century in which I have been privileged to watch almost every great Aurora. Asylmuratova's Aurora is a young woman radiantly happy, to whom everything and everyone on stage is of interest. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Here are the full articles:<P><BR><A HREF="" TARGET=_blank>Debra Craine’s review</A><P><A HREF="" TARGET=_blank>Clement Crisp’s review</A><BR>

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