Deborah Hay’s Figure a Sea Creates a Space for Reflection

17/10/2016

Deborah Hay, Figure a Sea: Guests and Artists of the Cullberg Ballet, Freud Playhouse UCLA, Los Angeles, 16.10.2016. (JRo)

Cullberg Ballet. Credit: Phinn Sriployrung.

Cullberg Ballet (c) Phinn Sriployrung

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Is Birmingham Royal Ballet’s New Tempest Full of ‘Sounds and Sweet Airs’?

06/10/2016

Sally Beamish, The Tempest:  Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor),. Birmingham Hippodrome, 4.10.2016. (GR)

The Tempest_BRB, Prospero; Iain Mackay, Miranda; Jenna Roberts, Ferdinand; Joseph Caley, Ariel; Mathias Dingman, Trinculo; James Barton, Stephano; Valentin Olovyannikov, Caliban; Tyrone Singleton, Antonio; Domonic Antonucci, Juno; Delia Mathews, Ceres; Celine Gittens, Iris; Yvette Knight, Pan; Tzu_Chao Chou,

Jenna Roberts as Miranda & Joseph Caley as Ferdinand (c) Bill Cooper

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Carlos Acosta Bids a Classical Farewell

05/10/2016

Various composers, Carlos Acosta: The Classical Farewell: Carlos Acosta and guest soloists, Robert Clark (piano), Gina McCormack (violin), Rowena Calvert (cello), Katie Trethewey (soprano), Greg Skidmore (baritone), Pegasus Chamber Choir and orchestra / Paul Murphy (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 3.10.2015. (JPr)

CARLOS ACOSTA 2016, Royal Albert Hall, Credit: Johan Persson/www.perssonphotography.com

Apollo pas de deux Marianela Núñez & Carlos Acosta (c) Johan Persson

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Triumphant Return to Form by Scottish Ballet

03/10/2016

Webb, Laplane, Pite: Scottish Ballet, Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 1.10.2016. (SRT)

Scottish Ballet Company in Emergence by Crystal Pite. Photo by Andy Ross.

Scottish Ballet Company in Crystal Pite’s Emergence. Photo by Andy Ross.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Celebrate African-American Dance

09/09/2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre – Mixed Bill: Dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, London, 7.9.2016. (JPr)

Open Door Choreography: Ronald K. Brown Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Credit Photo: Paul Kolnik studio@paulkolnik.com nyc 212-362-7778

AAADT perform Ronald K Brown’s Open Door (c) Paul Kolnik

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St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s New Twist on the Story of Carmen Lacks Inspirational Choreography

26/08/2016

Bizet, Her Name Was Carmen (Irina Kolesnikova Season): Dancers of the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, Orchestra of English National Opera / Igor Tomashevski (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 25.8.2016. (JPr)

St Petersburg Ballet Theatre: Her Name Was Carmen at the London Coliseum 22/08/16 Dmitry Akulinin (José) and Irina Kolesnikova (Carmen) Photo: Marilyn Kingwill

Dmitry Akulinin (José) and Irina Kolesnikova (Carmen) (c) Marilyn Kingwill

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Plenty of Flames – but no Real Fire – from the Bolshoi Ballet

07/08/2016

Boris Asafiev, The Flames of Paris: Soloists and Artists of the Bolshoi Ballet, Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre / Pavel Sorokin (conductor), Royal Opera House, London, 6.8.2016. (JPr)

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Maria Alexandrova as Jeanne (c) Elena Fetisova

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A New Vision of Stravinsky’s Firebird

29/07/2016

Firebird: Reimagined: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Handspring Puppet Company, Nolan Williams, Jr. (festival artistic director), Andrew Lawson and Zeek (baritones), Janni Younge (director), Jay Pather (choreographer), Philadelphia Orchestra, Cristian Măcelaru (conductor), Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, 20.6.2016 (BJ)

The cast of 'Firebird: Reimagined'. Photo credit: Luke Younge.

The cast of ‘Firebird: Reimagined’. Photo credit: Luke Younge.

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