At the Last Minute Rambert’s Life is a Dream Captures the Sense of Life-as-illusion

26/05/2018

Rambert, Life is a Dream: Sadler’s Wells, London, 23.5.2018. (JO’D)

Rambert’s Life is a Dream (c) Johan Persson

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Dance Loses Out to Narrative in NB’s Jane Eyre Despite Strong Performances

20/05/2018

Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre: Soloists, Coryphée and Dancers of Northern Ballet, Northern Ballet Sinfonia / John Pryce-Jones (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.5.2018. (JO’D)

Dreda Blow (Jane Eyre), Dominique Larose & Mariana Rodrigues as St. John’s Sisters
in Jane Eyre (c) Emma Kauldhar

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MacMillan’s Manon Returns to The Royal Ballet and is Let Down by the Music

04/05/2018

Massenet, ManonDancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Martin Yates. (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to the Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 3.5.2018. (JPr) 

Sarah Lamb & Vadim Muntagirov in Manon © Alice Pennefather

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BalletBoyz’s Fourteen Days Returns to Sadler’s Wells

29/04/2018

BalletBoyz, Fourteen Days – The Title is in the Text, Human Animal, Us, The Indicator Line, Fallen: Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.4.2018. (JO’D)

Javier De Frutos’s The Title is in the Text (c) Panayiotis Sinnos

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A Colourfully Exciting Don Quixote from Brazil’s São Paulo Dance Company

26/04/2018

São Paulo Dance Company’s Don Quixote: Dancers of São Paulo Dance Company, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz / Christoph Gedschold (conductor), Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, Germany, 14.4.2018. (GT)

São Paulo Dance Company’s Don Quixote (c) Renan Livi

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English National Ballet’s Voices of America is Another Remarkable Company Achievement

14/04/2018

English National Ballet’s Voices of America (choreography by Azure Barton, William Forsythe and Jerome Robbins): Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 12.4.2018. (JPr)

Aaron Robison & Precious Adams in Approximate Sonata 2016 (c) Laurent Liotardo

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ENB’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake is Exceptional for the Young and Young At Heart

30/03/2018

Tchaikovsky, English National Ballet’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake: Louise Calf (narrator), Dancers of the English National Ballet School, Peacock Theatre, London. 29.3.2018. (JPr)

English National Ballet School students in My First Ballet: Swan Lake © Laurent Liotardo

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The Royal Ballet’s Triple Bill Celebrates the Bernstein Centenary

28/03/2018

Bernstein Centenary – Yugen, The Age of Anxiety & Corybantic Games: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels & Barry Wordsworth (conductors). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon from The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 27.3.2018. (JPr)

Corybantic Games. Artists of The Royal Ballet. -® ROH, 2018. Photographed by Andrej Uspenski (2).

Artists of The Royal Ballet in Corybantic Games (c) Andrej Uspenski

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