O’Sullivan, Sambé, Nuñez and Muntagirov Transcend the Routine in The Royal Ballet’s Familiar The Nutcracker

11/12/2018

Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker (choreography by Peter Wright): Soloists, corps de ballet, London Oratory Junior Choir, Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Barry Wordsworth (conductor). Recorded at the Royal Opera House on 3 December and screened at Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 10.12.2018. (JPr)

Clara (Anna Rose O’Sullivan) and Hans-Peter (Marcelino Sambé)
in The Nutcracker Act I (c) Alistair Muir

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Darcey Bussell Recollects Frederick Ashton’s Sylvia

09/12/2018

The Royal Opera House’s Cinema Festival – The Royal Ballet’s Sylvia (choreography by Sir Frederic Ashton): Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Graham Bond (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon. Introduced by Dame Darcey Bussell and screened in the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. 7.12.2018. (JPr)

Darcey Bussell as Sylvia (c) ROH

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Bolshoi Ballet’s UK Cinema Season Features a Magical Don Quixote

29/11/2018

Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19 UK Cinema Season – Don Quixote: Soloists and corps de ballet of Bolshoi Ballet, Bolshoi Orchestra / Pavel Sorokin (conductor). Screened at the Hospital Club, London, 26.11.2018. (JPr)

Ekaterina Krysanova (Kitri) (c) Damir Yusupov.

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For Only An Hour is Something Rather Memorably ‘Rich and Strange’

18/11/2018

Sardoville’s For Only An Hour with Phil Sanger: The Blue Elephant Theatre, London, 16.11.2018. (JO’D)

Phil Sanger in For Only An Hour

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Primeiro Bailarino Shows Thiago Soares Striving to be Better Than Himself

10/11/2018

 Primeiro Bailarino (Principal Dancer): Regent Street Cinema, London, 7.11.2018. (JO’D)

Thiago Soares in Primeiro Bailarino

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Superb Dancing in Alonzo King’s Poetic Sutra

05/11/2018

Zakir Hussain and Sabir Khan, Sutra: Alonzo King LINES Ballet/Alonzo King (choreographer), Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 2.11.2018. (JRo)

Adji Cissoko, Alonzo King LINES Ballet © Chris Hardy

Adji Cissoko, Alonzo King LINES Ballet © Chris Hardy

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Ignite Shows a Promising Legacy for Dance

04/11/2018

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Fire & Fury: The King Dances/Ignite: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Jonathan Lo (The King Dances) and Martin Georgiev (Ignite) (conductors), Sadler’s Wells, London, 31.10.2018. (JO’D)

Delia Mathews (River) and Dancers of BRB in Ignite (c) Andrew Ross

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BRB’s Revival of Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée is Sunny, Lively, and Calming

03/11/2018

Ferdinand Hérold (arr. John Lanchbery), La Fille mal gardéeDancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 2.11.2018. (JPr)

BRB’s La Fille mal gardée (c) Bill Cooper

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