Akram Khan Gives Giselle a Makeover with Kathak, Contemporary Dance and Music by Lamagna


Vincenzo Lamagna (after Adolphe Adam), Giselle: Soloists & Artists of English National Ballet with English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.11.2016. (JPr)


James Streeter (Albrecht) and Tamara Rojo (Giselle) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Natalia Osipova is Incandescent in Revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s Anastasia


Tchaikovsky and Martinů, Anastasia (Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan): Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Simon Hewett (conductor). Broadcast to the Cineworld Cinema, Basildon, Essex. 2.11.2016. (JPr)


Natalia Osipova (Anna Anderson) & Thiago Soares (Rasputin)
(c) Tristram Kenton

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Celebrating William Forsythe with Three Eminent U.S. Ballet Companies


Various composers, William Forsythe – Celebrate Forsythe: Artists of San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Houston Ballet, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 21.10.2016. (JRo)


Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Leta Biasucci and Margaret Mullin © Angela Sterling

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A twitchy Petrushka and a watery Rite of Spring


Stravinsky, Petrushka and The Rite of Spring: Zurich Ballet and Junior Ballet, Philharmonia Orchestra Zurich, Zurich Opera House, Domingo Hindoyan (conductor), 21.10.16. (JR)


Katja Wünsche and dancers of the Zurich Ballet in Edward Clug’s Rite © Gregory Batardon

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Love and Passion for Dance is Revealed in a Fast-and-Furious Fire in the Ballroom


Various composers, Burn the Floor’s Fire in the Ballroom: Dancers, Mikee Introna & Jessica Lingotti (vocalists), Will Fry (percussion), Marc Aliana (lead guitar), Miki Santamaria (bass guitar) & Pat Madden (percussion); Peta Roby & Jason Gilkison (directors and choreographers), Peacock Theatre, London, 19.10.2016. (JPr)


Fire in the Ballroom

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


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’?


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


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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