Meet the Artist: Dr. Beth Genné
Dr. Beth Genné on Balanchine and the Development of American Ballet
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