Akram Khan’s Wonderful Giselle for English National Ballet Returns to Haunt Sadler’s Wells


Vincenzo Lamagna (after Adolphe Adam), Giselle: Soloists & Artists of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.9.2017. (JPr)


Tamara Rojo (Giselle) in Akram Khan’s Giselle (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Death Haunts Nureyev’s Captivating and Affecting Romeo & Juliet for English National Ballet


Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.8.2017. (JPr)


Erina Takahashi (Juliet) & Isaac Hernández (Romeo) in Romeo & Juliet © Laurent Liotardo

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Tiler Peck Programs an Evening of Ballet Riches


Various composers, BalletNOW: Principals, soloists and corps de ballet of New York City Ballet, The Royal Ballet, TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, Dorrance Dance, American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet and Miami City Ballet / Grant Gershon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 28.7.2017. (JRo)

LOS ANGELES, CA. JUL. 28, 2017. BalletNow, Guest curator and international ballerina Tiler Peck leads an exciting roster of dance superstars for three distinct performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.(Photo Credit: Lawrence K. Ho)

Tiler Peck and Marcello Gomes in Allegro Brillante (c) Lawrence K. Ho

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The Wit and Wiles of Daniel Ezralow and Company


Various composers, Primo Passo: Daniel Ezralow (choreographer), Dancers of Ezralow Dance, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 13.7.2017. (JRo)


Ezralow Dance’s Foreign Tails (c) Dan Steinberg

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The Composer Battles Inner Demons in Eifman’s Tchaikovsky


Tchaikovsky: Boris Eifman (choreographer), Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 23.6.2017. (JRo)


Oleg Gabyshev and Maria Abashova in Tchaikovsky (c) Evgeny Matveev

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The Royal Ballet Celebrates Frederick Ashton and the Heritage of his Works for the Company


Mendelssohn, César Franck, Liszt: Soloists and artists of the Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra / Emmanuel Plasson (conductor). Live cinema relay directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba. Broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 7.6.2017. (JPr)

A scene from The Dream, Symphonic Variations and Marguerite and Armand from The Ashton Triple Bill by The Royal Ballet @ Royal Opera House (Opening 02-06-17) ©Tristram Kenton 06-17 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Zenaida Yanowsky (Marguerite) and Roberto Bolle (Armand) © ROH/Tristram Kenton

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Rina Kanehara and Aitor Arrieta are Deserved Joint Winners of ENB’s 2017 Emerging Dancer Competition


English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2017: Nominated dancers, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 25.5.2017. (JPr)


Rina Kanehara & Aitor Arrieta dance Perrot’s Esmeralda pas de deux (c) Laurent Liotardo

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A Look at Matthew Bourne’s Early Work


Various composers, Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures: Dancers of Sir Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 20.05.2017. (JRo)

Town and Country. Credit: Casey Kringlen.

Matthew Bourne’s Town and Country (c) Casey Kringlen

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