In Pure Dance Osipova Can Seem to be Speaking a Language Not Her Own

17/09/2018

Natalia Osipova’s Pure Dance: Sadler’s Wells, London, 14.9.2018. (JO’D)

Anthony Tudor’s The Leaves Are Fading: Natalia Osipova and David Hallberg (c) Johan Persson

Read more

Jefta van Dinther’s Dark Field Analysis Has Powerful Intimacy

15/09/2018

Jefta van Dinther’s Dark Field AnalysisLilian Bayis Studio, Sadler’s Wells, London, 12.9.2018. (JO’D)

Jefta van Dinther’s Dark Field Analysis ©Ben Mergelsberg

Read more

The Eyes Have it! St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s Irina Kolesnikova Dances in Swan Lake

24/08/2018

St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake: Soloists and Artists of St Petersburg Ballet, Orchestra of English National Opera / Vadim Nikitin (conductor). London Coliseum, 23.8.2018. (JPr)

Irena Kolesnikova (Odette)
in St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake (c) Vladimir Zenzinov

Read more

Autobiography Brings Elements of Wayne McGregor’s Life to Sadler’s Wells

01/08/2018

Company Wayne McGregor, Autobiography: Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.7.2018. (JO’D)

Company Wayne McGregor’s Autobiography (c) Andrej Uspenski

Read more

American Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

16/07/2018

Minkus, La Bayadère: Dancers of American Ballet Theatre / Ormsby Wilkins (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 14.7.2018. (JRo)

Isabella Boylston and Jeffrey Cirio in La Bayadère (c) Rosalie O’Connor

Read more

The OAE Brings the Music and Dance of Louis XIV’s Versailles to the Southbank

27/06/2018

 André Campra, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jean-Philippe Rameau and others: Anna Dennis (soprano), Nick Pritchard (tenor), Les Corps Éloquents (Hubert Hazebroucq [dancer/choreographer] and dancers: Irène Feste and Romain Arreghini), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / John Butt (harpsichord/conductor), Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 26.6.2018. (JPr)

Les Corps Éloquents, Anna Dennis and the OAE (c) Belinda Lawley

Read more

Semperoper Ballett Present a Triple-Bill of Work by William Forsythe

25/06/2018

Semperoper Ballett’s All Forsythe: Sadler’s Wells, London, 21.6.2018. (JO’D)

Denis Veginy & Kanako Fujimoto in In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated © Foteini Christofilopoulou

Read more

BRB’s Polarity & Proximity is Strong in Design, Music, Lighting and Execution

17/06/2018

Various composers, Polarity & Proximity: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Jonathan Lo (Kin.) and Koen Kessels (Embrace), Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.6.2018. (JO’D)

Artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet in Embrace (c) Emma Kauldhar

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

MW

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Holland Park’s 2019 Season __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre Reopens in December 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Met: Live in HD in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House’s Exciting 2018/19 Cinema Season __________________________________
  • NEW! See Pop-Up Opera’s La Tragédie de Carmen this Autumn __________________________________
  • NEW! Oxford Chamber Music Festival October 2018 __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Zurich Opera in 2018/2019 and Beyond __________________________________
  • NEW! Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
 in 2018/2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Sunday International Concerts Series in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! Salzburg Whitsun Festival 7 – 10 June 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19 UK Cinema Season __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018-2019 Geneva Grand Theâtre Season __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Hallé Season in Manchester __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 CBSO at Symphony Hall, Birmingham __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 BBC NOW in Cardiff and Swansea __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! The Future of Opera is Theatre: An Essay by Casey Creel __________________________________
  • NEW! Jacqui and David Morris’s New Documentary Film Nureyev Celebrates a Unique Man and Dancer __________________________________
  • NEW! MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • NEW! JACK BUCKLEY’S MEMORIES OF LINDSAY KEMP (1938-2018) __________________________________
  • NEW! THE GESUALDO SIX IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Appreciation Talks this Autumn from Helen Astrid __________________________________
  • NEW! TENOR NICHOLAS PHAN IN CONVERSATION WITH CHRISTOPHER SALLON __________________________________
  • NEW! THE PIANIST GEORGE HARLIONO IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • NEW! A Major Work by Stanford to be Premiered – 99 Years Late! __________________________________
  • NEW! THE CONDUCTOR ALEXANDER SLADKOVSKY IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! THE TENOR RUSSELL THOMAS IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • NEW! RAFAL BLECHACZ IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month