Favorite Ladies Long Programs
Turandot by Shizuka Arakawa at the 04 Worlds and the Olympics
Aranjuez by Michelle Kwan AMAZING!!!! She should've skated to this in the Olys if she was healthy
Sawn Lake Sasha Cohen at Marshalls with 7 triples!!! Amazing skate
Song of the Black Swan and The Red Violin with 7 triples Michelle Kwan
Don Quixote at the GPG2000 of Irina Slutskaya!
Otonal Maria Butyrskaya
Tosca Irina Slutskya at the Worlds 02
Scheherazade at 02 Nationals
-2005 Cdn. Nats Long: Joannie Rochette's Firebird
-And all of Sasha's long programs...they're all amazing
what didn't kill me-made me stronger!
Kostner's LP this year, "winter" - "four sesons"...amazing
Ohhhh yes, I forgot about that one!! That is such a great program, and Kurt choreographed it
Originally Posted by anything_for_skating
I'm going by particular performances, and not just necessarily the program itself:
1. Chen Lu's "Rach" from 1996 Worlds
2. Michelle Kwan's "Tosca" from 2004 Nationals
3. Michelle Kwan's "The Red Violin" from 2000 Worlds
4. Tara Lipinski's "Rainbow" from the 1998 Olympics
5. Michelle Kwan's "Aranjuez" from 2003 Nationals/Worlds
.............there are more.......I will have to think and get back to it later
Michelle Kwan-Aranjuez, Song of the Black Swan, Tosca etc. most of hers
Sasha Cohen-2000 lp, 2006 Romeo and Juliet, Rachmaninov-2003?
Maria Butryskaya-99 lp Otonal
Lu Chen-98 Butterfly Lovers
Tara Lipinski-The Rainbow
Sarah Hughes-02 Olympics
Katia Gordeeva-Moonlight Sonata...
Katia did not skate Moonlight Sonata by herself. It was a pairs LP.
Originally Posted by redladybug21
My faves (too many, but here are some):
Michelle Kwan- All of her LP's and some SP's (East of Eden, Rachmaninoff, The feeling begins, Spartacus)
Shizuka Arakawa- Turandot, 2006 Oly SP (Fantasie impromptu)
Oksana Baiul- Meditation from Thais, Enigma, Ave Maria, The Swan (Ex), Swan Lake SP from 94 Oly,La Isla Bonita,Color of the night, The feeling begins
Chen Lu- 96 worlds Rachmaninoff,1998 Butterfly lovers
Irina Slutskaya- worlds 2005 LP, Totentantz SP (2006),Tosca 2002, Schindlers list, Samson & Delilah, Schuberts serenade (2002 SP)
Maria Butyrskaya- Otonal, 17 moments in spring
Kristi Yamaguchi- Fantasie impromptu, Romeo & Juliet, Malaguena (92 LP)
Katarina Witt- Carmen, I am what I am, Summertime, Lemon Tree
Jill Trenary- 1990 worlds LP, These boots are made for walking (pro), Canon in D minor
Sasha Cohen- Malaguena, Dark Eyes, Swan Lake choreo'ed by Tarasova
Caryn Kadavy- Most of hers
Nancy Kerrigan- Beauty & the beast
Yuka Sato- Most of her pro routines, and 1994 SP
Surya Bonaly- Four seasons
Midori Ito- 1989 worlds, 1988 Oly, Scheherazade (1990 worlds), Rachmaninoff LP (92 Oly)
Angela Nikodinov- Sleeping beauty LP, Giselle LP
Fumie Suguri- Moonlight Sonata
Dorothy Hamill- Most of her pro routines (I did not watch her amateur programs except for a portion on magic memories on ice)
Roslyn Sumners- Black Velvet
Tara Lipinski- 1998 Oly LP, 1997 worlds LP
Katia Gordeeva- Adagio by Secret Garden, Rachmaninoff, Peer Gynt morning
That's all I can think of right now.
I really love
Aranjuez and Turandot and the Swan Lake from Marshalls! aLL OF THESE ARE MASTERPIECES!!
I love Youtube! I can see them everyday!
Aranjuez was so amazing!!!! I love Michelle, such an amazing skate
Ditto! If only she could have skated like that all the time.
Originally Posted by ceg15