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World Ballet Day 2020 (10)

Launched in 2014 as a global celebration of the most graceful of arts, World Ballet Day returns for its seventh edition in 2020, and we're celebrating with a jam-packed ten-day streaming event, leaping onto a screen near you!

Starting Tuesday, October 20, we'll be counting down ten of the ballets our viewers have watched most this year and airing one every day at 2 PM (EDT)—culminating with your top pick on October 29, World Ballet Day. Take a look at the first half below, and check back next week for the top five!

10 (October 20): La Bayadère by Yuri Grigorovich after Marius Petipa, music by Léon Minkus
9 (October 21): The Nutcracker by Balanchine, music by Tchaikovsky
8 (October 22): The Ninth Symphony by Maurice Béjart, music by Beethoven
7 (October 23): Vaslav Nijinsky's The Rite of Spring and Michel Fokine's The Firebird, music by Stravinsky
6 (October 24): Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Christopher Wheeldon, music by Joby Talbot
5 (October 25): Daphnis et Chloé by Benjamin Millepied, music by Ravel
4 (October 26): Sleeping Beauty by Marius Petipa, music by Tchaikovsky
3 (October 27): Apollo and Violin Concerto by Balanchine, music by Stravinsky
2 (October 28): Swan Lake by Nureyev after Petipa, music by Tchaikovsky
1 (October 29, World Ballet Day!): Jewels by Balanchine, music by Fauré, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky
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La Bayadère by Marius Petipa, new staging by Yuri Grigorovich, music by Léon Minkus
La Bayadère by Marius Petipa, new staging by Yuri Grigorovich, music by Léon Minkus

Svetlana Zakharova (Nikiya), Vladislav Lantrato...

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Nutcracker by Balanchine, music by Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker by Balanchine, music by Tchaikovsky

Megan Fairchild, Joaquin De Luz, Adam Hendricks...

ballet
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The Ninth Symphony by Maurice Béjart, music by Beethoven
The Ninth Symphony by Maurice Béjart, music by Beethoven

With the Béjart Ballet Lausanne and the Tokyo B...

ballet
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Vaslav Nijinsky's The Rite of Spring & Michel Fokine's The Firebird, music by Stravinsky
Vaslav Nijinsky's The Rite of Spring & Michel Fokine's The Firebird, music by Stravinsky

Alexandra Iosifidi, Ekaterina Kondaurova... – C...

ballet
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Daphnis et Chloé by Benjamin Millepied, music by Ravel
Daphnis et Chloé by Benjamin Millepied, music by Ravel

Aurélie Dupont (Chloé), Hervé Moreau (Daphnis),...

ballet
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Sleeping Beauty by Marius Petipa, music by Tchaikovsky
Sleeping Beauty by Marius Petipa, music by Tchaikovsky

Alina Cojocaru (Princess Aurora), Federico Bone...

ballet
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Stravinsky and Balanchine: Apollo and Violin Concerto
Stravinsky and Balanchine: Apollo and Violin Concerto

Lourdes Lopez (artistic director), Michael Tils...

concert
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Swan Lake by Nureyev after Petipa, music by Tchaikovsky
Swan Lake by Nureyev after Petipa, music by Tchaikovsky

Amandine Albisson, Mathieu Ganio, François Alu ...

ballet
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Jewels by Balanchine, music by Fauré, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky
Jewels by Balanchine, music by Fauré, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky

With the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra

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