A Russian Fairy Tale Brought to Life

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Rafael Grigorian (left)

The story of the Russian witch ‘Baba Yaga’ is told in dance in Elmira and Binghamton. Choreographer Rafael Grigorian talks about this enigmatic character from Russian folklore and ballet he has created borrowing music by Prokofiev, Mussorgsky, and Stravinsky.

 

Photo credit: Rafael Grigorian Ballet Theatre