CHRIS HOWELL's Blog – May 2015 Archive (1)

POINTEING THE WAY BY INNOVATION AND DIVERSITY

TIR / CELTIC CONCERTO Review    Ballet Cymru         Sherman Theatre  14 May 2015

 

Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. Noblemen and women were treated to lavish events, where dancing and music created an elaborate spectacle. In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici, an Italian noblewoman, wife of King Henry II of France and a great patron of the arts, began to fund ballet in the French court. Her…

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