New biography on Cesare Pugni published

We are delighted to announce that one of our colleagues, Adam Lopez has had a five volume book published about the life and music of Cesare Pugni, the renowned composer of the Romantic Ballet and Petipa’s first major musical colleague. The book is entitled The Case of the Light Fantastic Toe: The Romantic Ballet and Signor Maestro Cesare Pugni, as well as their survival by means of Tsarist Russia: A chronicle and source book.

Maestro Cesare Pugni (1868)
Maestro Cesare Pugni (1868)

This is the first published biography on Pugni’s life and career and we send our most sincere congratulations to Adam, Donald Sidney-Fryer and Alan Gullette on all their hard work.

The books are available to purchase on Amazon

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