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Australian Ballet reintroducing itself to L.A. with 'Swan Lake'
Australian Ballet reintroducing itself to L.A. with 'Swan Lake'

When both the Music Center and the Australian Ballet were young, the company appeared on the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage as the supporting act for two of the era's most celebrated ballet stars: Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev. Nureyev had staged the 1966 production of "Raymonda" that was performed at that engagement. He once again led the Australian Ballet into the international limelight in 1971, when an extended tour of his "Don Quixote" production for the company — with Nureyev himself in the lead role of Basilio, of course, and Australian ballet legend Robert Helpmann in the cast — brought the company back to the Dorothy Chandler. During...

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