Black and white image of a ballerina in a white dress looking up at a male dancer dressed as a rose

“Le Spectre de La Rose” – A brief history on this important ballet

Written by Robyn Jutsum Though perhaps only well known among balletomanes, Le Spectre de la Rose is a particular kind of gem for 20th-Century ballet. Choreographed by Michel Fokine with music by Carl Maria von Weber (“Invitation to the Waltz”) and costumes by Leon Bakst, the libretto (story) is based on the choreographic poem by …

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