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Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo

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The great Russian ballerina Irina.Baronova who toured Australia with the Covent Garden Russian Ballet and spent the last years of her life in a charming home in Byron Bay

‘It gives me personally a lot of satisfaction to feel that my work helped introduce audiences to ballet and made them like it . So there is a piece of me in all the companies that have since sprung up.The work was not in vain. I have achieved something not just for myself but for the Art that I love and for the future generations of youngsters coming after me ‘,  Irina Baronova.

This is a medium to large, exquisitely illustrated book with luminous, lavish photos,– some of which stop you in your tracks. Other photographs are fun holiday and family snaps. It is a delightful companion to Baronova’s original autobiography. Continue reading Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo