Ballet: Delightful Dilemmas

As Rudolf Nureyev proclaimed, Manhattan's Lincoln Center last week was "a ballet supermarket," and balletomanes dashed eagerly from aisle to aisle to sample the best offerings. At the New York State Theater, the American Ballet Theater opened a month-long stand featuring the man whom Nureyev considers the finest male dancer in the world: Denmark's Erik Bruhn. Meanwhile, a few grand jetés across the Lincoln Center plaza, London's Royal Ballet twirled past the midpoint of its six-week season at the Metropolitan Opera, featuring Margot Fonteyn and the male dancer whom Nureyev considers second...

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