BRB’s Crowd-Pleasing Aladdin Creates Ballet Memories for Young and Old

01/11/2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin: Soloists and artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis (conductor), Sadler’s Wells, London, 31.10.2017. (JPr)

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Mathias Dingman (Aladdin), Jonathan Payn (Sultan) & Momoko Hirata (Princess Badr al-Budur)
(c) Bill Cooper

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Lauren Cuthbertson is Wonderful in the Madcap Mayhem of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

25/10/2017

Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Koen Kessels (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 23.10.2017. (JPr)

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Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice (c) Johan Persson

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The Best is Left to Last as Beethoven’s Die Grosse Fuge Inspires Three Choreographers

20/10/2017

 Beethoven, Trois Grandes Fugues: Lyon Opera Ballet, Sadler’s Wells, London, 19.10.2017. (J.O’D)

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Maguy Marin’s Grosse Fugue (c) Bernard Stofleth

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Akram Kahn’s Mythic World Unfolds in Until the Lions

20/10/2017

Vincenzo Lamagna, Until the Lions: Akram Kahn (choreographer) and dancers, Culver Studios, Los Angeles, 18.10.2017. (JRo)

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Until the Lions (c) Jean Louis Fernandez

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Matthew Bourne’s Red Shoes Reaches The Kennedy Center

12/10/2017

Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes: Soloists and artists of New Adventures. Opera House, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, 10.10.2017. (RRR)

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Ashley Shaw (Victoria Page) and Sam Archer (Boris Lermontov) (c) Johan Persson

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Compelling Rite and an Energetic Stravinsky Pairing from Scottish Ballet

11/10/2017

Stravinsky: Dancers and Orchestra of Scottish Ballet / Jean-Claude Picard (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 11.10.2017. (SRT)

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Sophie Martin & Constant Vigier in Christopher Hampson’s The Rite of Spring (c) Andy Ross

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Akram Khan’s Wonderful Giselle for English National Ballet Returns to Haunt Sadler’s Wells

21/09/2017

Vincenzo Lamagna (after Adolphe Adam), Giselle: Soloists & Artists of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.9.2017. (JPr)

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Tamara Rojo (Giselle) in Akram Khan’s Giselle (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Death Haunts Nureyev’s Captivating and Affecting Romeo & Juliet for English National Ballet

02/08/2017

Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.8.2017. (JPr)

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Erina Takahashi (Juliet) & Isaac Hernández (Romeo) in Romeo & Juliet © Laurent Liotardo

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