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Krzysztof Pastor interviewed by Lee Christofis [sound recording]
Bib ID 4200359
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Pastor, Krzysztof, 1956-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2007 
1 sound file (ca. 47 min.) 
Summary

Krzystof Pastor speaks about his dance training and transition to choreography; the type of choreography he performed with the Polish Dance Theatre and his training at the Polish National Ballet School; the economic hardship he faced in Poland, prompting his move to Germany; dancing with the Lyon Opera Ballet after leaving Germany; his most important choreographic influences; his view on the role of national ballet companies; his new ‘Symphonie fantastique’, working with artists of the Australian Ballet and with the Berlioz music; his work ‘Crossing Paths’; his view on the involvement of the United States in Iraq; the influence of politics on his choreography; working with the Dutch National Ballet and reaction to his work ‘Crossing Paths’; the themes of ‘Symphonie fantastique’; his view of the Australian Ballet company; his inspiration for ‘Symphonie fantastique’ and his work with Tatyana van Walsum and her designs; the Australian Ballet's Destiny program and the Ballets Russes.

Notes

Recorded on August 25, 2007 at the Australian Ballet Centre, Melbourne, VIC.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 40 leaves) 
Subjects Pastor, Krzysztof, 1956- -- Interviews.  |  Australian Ballet.  |  Choreographers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Ballet dancers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Choreography -- Australia.
Occupation Choreographers.
Other authors/contributors Christofis, Lee, 1948-, Interviewer

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