Gramilano has just uploaded a video to YouTube with Margot Fonteyn and Ivan Nagy. They are dancing the balcony scene from George Skibine’s ballet Romeo and Juliet, which uses music from Berlioz’s choral symphony Roméo et Juliette. The extract was part of a gala in 1976, when Fonteyn was 57. George Skibine’s first choreographic work was Tragedy […]
A caro Ivan con amore… A man is a man Ivan was a man A man who danced Who danced with his soul As true dancers must. A dancing friend A friend who has left us A man who has left us Until we meet again… Arrivederci. Dear handsome, beautiful Ivan, we will miss you always. […]
Ivan Nagy, Carla Fracci, John Prinz and Natalia Makarova as captured by photographer Jack Mitchell in the 1970s when all were part of the American Ballet Theatre.
Ivan Nagy, one of the great names in dance during the twentieth century, died yesterday in Budapest; he was 70-years-old. Nagy was born on 28 April 1943 in Hungary. He trained first with his mother going on to perform with the Budapest State Opera Ballet. Frederic Franklin spotted the young man when Nagy won a […]