The shimmering, polychromatic music that Stravinsky composed for “The Firebird” has inspired many productions since the fairy-tale ballet débuted, in 1910. The one that John Taras choreographed for Dance Theatre of Harlem, in 1982—which is streaming on the company’s YouTube channel on Feb. 27—is less Russian than many. Fantastical sets and costumes by Geoffrey Holder combine orchidaceous foliage out of an Henri Rousseau jungle with a Levantine hero and a Japanese villain. The dancing is equally vibrant and warm.
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