Carlos Acosta’s Farewell in Carmen Lacks his Usual Charisma

14/11/2015

Carlos Acosta’s Carmen (part of a mixed bill including Viscera, Afternoon of a Faun and Tchaikovsky Pas de deux): Soloists, Corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Emmanuel Plasson and Martin Yates (conductors). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex. 12.11.2015. (JPr)

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Carmen with Marialena Nuñez (Carmen) and Carlos Acosta (Don José) (c) Dave Morgan

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Sasha Waltz’s Dance Triple Bill Enthuses Audience

13/11/2015

  Debussy, Berlioz, Stravinsky , Sacre:  Sasha Waltz & Guests, Sadler’s Wells, London 11.11.2015 (J.O’D)

Sasha Waltz & Guests Scène d'Amour Emanuela Montanari, Antonino Sutera

Sasha Waltz & Guests
Scène d’Amour
Emanuela Montanari, Antonino Sutera

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Hubbard Street and The Second City: A Cocktail of Comedy and Dance in LA

08/11/2015

  The Art of Falling: Hubbard Street and The Second City, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 6.11.2015-8.11-2015. (JRo)

Photo (c) Todd Rosenberg

The Art of Falling (c) Todd Rosenberg

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Rambert’s Most Successful Triple Bill in Three Years

05/11/2015

 Kats-Chernin, Schoenberg, Rolling Stones,  Love, Art & Rock’n’Roll: Rambert, Rambert Orchestra / Paul Hoskins (director), Sadler’s Wells, London, 3.11.2015. (J.O’D)

A scene from Rooster by Christopher Bruce and Rambert Dance Company @ New Vic Theatre, Woking (Taken 5-02-14) ©Tristram Kenton 02/14 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550  Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

A scene from Rooster by Christopher Bruce
Adam Blyde and Miguel Altunaga ©Tristram Kenton

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Subtle and Melancholic Balletic Meditation on Odyssean Themes

29/10/2015

Various composers, No Lander:  Riccardo Buscarini/TIR Danza/Artstrust Productions, The Place, London, 28.10.2015 (J.O’D)

NoLander (photo by Veronica Billi (5)

NoLander (photo by Veronica Billi)

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Nureyev’s Spirit Lives on in ENB’s Romeo and Juliet

24/10/2015

Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet (Rudolf Nureyev Production): Dancers of English National Ballet and the English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes, 22.10.2015. (JPr)

ROMEO and JULIET, English National Ballet_ Bristol Hippodrome; Juliet; Alina Cojocaru, Romeo; Isaac Hernández, Mercutio; Cesar Corrales, Benvolio; James Forbat, Tybalt; James Streeter, Rosaline; Alison McWhinney, Paris; Max Westwell,

Nureyev’s Romeo and Juliet – Dancers of English National Ballet
(c) Bill Cooper

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Louis XIV and Elgar Feature on BRB’s Triple Bill

19/10/2015

Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Montague, Theme and Variations; Enigma Variations, The King Dances:  Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy (conductor) Sadler’s Wells, London, 16.10.2015 (J.O’D)

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Sankai Juku Dance to the Music of Time in Umusuna

18/10/2015

Amagatsu: Umusuna – Memories Before History: Sankai Juku, Royce Hall, Los Angeles, 16.10.2015 (JRo)

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The Sankai Juku Company in Umusuna (c) Laurent Philippe

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