Tagged: Angel Fumagalli

Argentine critic and historian of ballet, Angel Fumagalli was director and founder of the journal Buenos Aires Ballet. He made choreographic notes Música hoy (Music Today) and Correo Musical Argentino.
From 1985 until his death he was in charge of the historical notes of the choreographic program shows the Teatro Colon.

La Sylphide, Ballet, en el Teatro Colón

Ballet in Argentina

Article of the guest columnist, Angel Fumagalli for surdelsur.com Ballet in Argentina during the 1940’s By the time when, Antonia Mercé staged her Amor Brujo for the Colón, the repertoire had included works like The Sylphs, Carnival, The Ghost of the Rose, The Fire Bird, Thamar, The Consecration of Spring, Lifar’s Prometheus, among other pieces. Margarita Wallmann was appointed as choreographic director of the Ballet from late 1930s till 1940s. Trained in the school of Mary Wigmann, Wallmann developed the ballet of grand show, with the particularly remarkable Honegger’s oratorio Jeanne d’Arc in...

Lago de los Cisnes, Ballet, Teatro Colón

History of Ballet in Argentina

Article of the guest columnist, Angel Fumagalli for surdelsur.com Since the Jesuits to the Napoleonic Ballet (XVII-XIX) The History of Ballet in Argentina, is the history of dance representation, essential form of the art of ballet, from the seventeenth century. The origins must date back from the times of Spanish domination and, more precisely, of the settlement of the Missions by the Fathers of the Society of Jesus. In 1607, the Jesuitical Province of Paraguay was created, comprising, among other territories, present-day Argentina. The period from that date till 1767, the year when...