The Royal Ballet’s Dancers Shine in 2019’s Russian Ballet Icons Gala at the London Coliseum

03/04/2019

Various Composers, Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019: Guest dancers, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Valery Ovsyanikov (conductor). London Coliseum, 31.3.2019. (JPr)

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019 (c) Jack Devant

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Northern Ballet’s Well-Danced Victoria Lacks Dramatic Intensity

31/03/2019

Northern Ballet’s Victoria: Dancers of Northern Ballet, Northern Ballet Sinfonia / Jonathan Lo (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.3.2019. (JO’D)

Pippa Moore (Older Princess Beatrice) & Abigail Prudames (Victoria) (c) Emma Kauldhar

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MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet Showcases The Royal Ballet’s Talented Ensemble

27/03/2019

Prokofiev, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 26.3.2019. (JPr)

Matthew Ball (Romeo) & Lauren Cuthbertson (Juliet) (c) Helen Maybanks.

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Mark Morris’s Pepperland is Perhaps a ‘Dance to the Music of Time’ at Sadler’s Wells

24/03/2019

Mark Morris Dance Group – Pepperland: Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.3.2019. (JO’D)

Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland (c) Gareth Jones

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Ballet Black’s Triple Bill at the Barbican Sees Them Sleek and Sharp

17/03/2019

Ballet Black – Pendulum; CLICK!; Ingoma: David Plater (lighting design), Barbican Centre, London, 15.3.2019. (JO’D)

José Alves in Ballet Black’s Ingoma (c) Bill Cooper

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Unusual Pairing of Dance and Rare Puccini Finds Success at The Lowry Box Office

11/03/2019

Stravinsky and Puccini: Dancers of Phoenix Dance Theatre, Soloists and Orchestra of Opera North / Gary Walker (conductor). The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 8.3.2019. (RJF)

Phoenix Dance Theatre – The Rite of Spring (c) Tristram Kenton

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Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote Returns to the Royal Ballet and is Vibrant and Enthusiastically Danced

18/02/2019

Minkus (arr. Martin Yates), Don Quixote: Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Martin Yates (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16.2.2019. (JPr)

Akane Takada as Kitri in 2014 (c) Bill Cooper

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A Bold Statement of Intent from Elmhurst Ballet Company at Sadler’s Wells

18/02/2019

Origins: Elmhurst Ballet Company, Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.2.2019. (J.OD)

Elmhurst Ballet Company’s Paquita (c) Andy Ross

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