Episode 97: Dr. Beth Genné

Professor Genné discusses the life of choreographer George Balanchine and his importance to the development of American Ballet. She describes his influences and inspirations as well as themes that emerge in his works before discussing in turn each of the ballets on the afternoon’s program: Divertimento No. 15, Scotch Symphony, and The Four Temperaments.

Header Image: San Francisco Ballet in Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments // © Erik Tomasson

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