San Francisco Ballet’s Energy and Freedom of Movement is Clear

08/06/2019

San Francisco Ballet, Programme C (choreography by Welch, Scarlett, Peck): Principals, Soloists and Corps de ballet of San Francisco Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Martin West (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 5.6.2019. (JO’D)

San Francisco Ballet’s Hummingbird (c) Erik Tomasson
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San Francisco Ballet’s Opening Triple Bills at Sadler’s Wells

03/06/2019

San Francisco Ballet (c) Erik Tomasson
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Polunin Mesmerically Wrestles With Rasputin’s Demons, As Well As, His Own

02/06/2019

Sergei Polunin at the London Palladium – Rasputin: Sergei Polunin and dancers. London Palladium, 31.5.2019. (JPr)

Johan Kobborg, Elena Ilinykh, Sergei Polunin, Djordje Kalenic
& Alexey Lyubimov in Rasputin (c) Vitaly Krivtsov

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The Royal Ballet’s Contemporary Triple Bill Never Fully Takes Flight

18/05/2019

The Royal Ballet’s Within the Golden Hour / Medusa / Flight Pattern: Dancers, Singers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Jonathan Lo and Andrew Griffiths (conductors). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast live to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 16.5.2019. (JPr)

Matthew Ball (Perseus) and Natalia Osipova (Medusa) (c) Tristram Kenton

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The Seven Deadly Sins of the Viviana Durante Company at Wilton’s Music Hall

10/05/2019

THREE/8:38/SEVEN: Viviana Durante and Company, Wilton’s Music Hall, London, 8.5.2019. (JB)

Viviana Durante & Mbulelo Ndabeni in 8:38

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Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story is an Inspiring Story, Unconventionally Told

08/05/2019

Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story: Screened at Sadler’s Wells, London, 6.5.2019. (JPr)

Yuli

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Against the Stream Turns Spotlight on Choreographers ‘Who Gave New Life to Dance’

10/04/2019

Against the Stream: Ivan Putrov (artistic director and producer) and guest dancers, Paradisal Players / Samuel Burstin (conductor), London Coliseum, 7.4.2019. (JO’D)

(l-r) Mayara Magri, Matthew Ball & Ivan Putrov in Images of Love
© Andrej Uspenski

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ENB’s She Persisted Triple Bill Gives Space to Impressive Female Voices on Stage

06/04/2019

English National Ballet’s She Persisted: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London. 4.4.2019. (JPr)

Francesca Velicu in Le Sacre du printemps (c) Laurent Liotardo

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