The Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake Revisits a Familiar Royal Love Triangle

16/07/2016

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Soloists and Artists of The Australian Ballet, English National Opera Orchestra / Nicolette Fraillon (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 14.7.2016. (JPr)

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake. Photo by Jeff Busby (1)

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake (c) Jeff Busby

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From Elegant to Kitsch: ABT’s Ratmansky Program in Los Angeles

11/07/2016

Various composers: Alexei Ratmansky (choreographer), American Ballet Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 8.7.2016 (JRo)

Credit: Rosalie O'Connor.

Danill Simkin and Blaine Hoven in Serenade after Plato’s Symposium. Credit: Rosalie O’Connor.

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The More the Merrier: A Kaleidoscope of Shakespeare from Birmingham Royal Ballet

08/07/2016

Ciupinski, Purcell & Ellington/Strayhorn – a triple bill of ballet comprising Wink, The Moor’s Pavane and The Shakespeare Suite: Birmingham Royal Ballet with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis (conductor) and the Colin Towns’ Mask Orchestra / Paul Murphy (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 22.6.2016. (GR)

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BRB’s The Shakespeare Suite (c) Bill Cooper

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Osipova’s Contemporary Dance Triple Bill at Sadler’s Wells Impresses and Disappoints

02/07/2016

Natalia Osipova – Cherkaoui, Maliphan, Pita: Sergei Polunin, Jason Kittelberger, James O’Hara (Dancers), Sadler’s Wells, London, 30.6.2016. (JPr)

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Run Mary Run (c) Tristram Kenton

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A Heartfelt World of Street Dance Embodied in Compagnie Käfig

19/06/2016

Various composers, Compagnie Käfig: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 17.6.16. (JRo)

Photo credit: Michel Cavalca

Photo credit: Michel Cavalca

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BRB deliver hilarious fayre with The Taming of the Shrew

18/06/2016

Kurt-Heinz Stolze (after Domenico Scarlatti), The Taming of the Shrew: A Birmingham Royal Ballet production to the choreography of John Cranko, with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Wolfgang Heinz (conductor). Birmingham Hippodrome, 16.6.2016. (GR)

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The Tamong of the Shrew (Elisha Willis as Katherina and Iain Mackay as Petruchio)
(c) Andrew Ross

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A Ballet Rarely Seen in the US: Frederick Ashton’s Romeo and Juliet

06/06/2016

Ashton: Romeo and Juliet, Los Angeles Ballet, Royce Hall, Los Angeles 4.6.2016 (JRo)

Los Angeles Ballet Ensemble. Credit: Reed Hutchinson.

Los Angeles Ballet Ensemble. Credit: Reed Hutchinson.

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English National Ballet Performs Traditional, Timeless Swan Lake In-The-Round

06/06/2016

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of English National Ballet and English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 4.6.2016. (JPr)

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ENB’s dancers in Swan Lake (c) Laurent Liotardo

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