MacMillan’s Flawed Manon is Redeemed by ENB’s Exhilarating Company Performance

17/01/2019

Massenet, Manon (choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillan): Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum. 16.1.2019. (JPr)

Alina Cojocaru (Manon) & Joseph Caley (Des Grieux) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Evocative Music of Third Coast Percussion

13/01/2019

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Third Coast Percussion: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 10.1.2019. (JRo)

Hubbard Street

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – (l to r) Kellie Epperheimer, Jacqueline Burnett,
Adrienne Lipson, Alicia Delgadillo, and Rena Butler in Ignore (c) Kevin Parry

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Resolution 2019’s Opening Triple Bill Explores Myriad Themes

13/01/2019

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Resolution 2019 – VoidBlacklistNo Sudden Moves: The Place, London, 11.1.2019. (J.O’D)

TRIBE//’s No Sudden Moves (c) Camilla Greenwell

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English National Ballet’s Swan Lake Emerges Memorably from the Mists

04/01/2019

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of English National Ballet and English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), London Coliseum, 3.1.2019. (JPr)

Jurgita Dronina (Odile) & Isaac Hernández (Siegfried) © Laurent Liotardo

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SOME OF SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEWERS LOOK BACK AT 2018

26/12/2018

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ENB’s Nutcracker Returns and Magic is Pretty Much Assured

15/12/2018

English National Ballet’s Nutcracker: Dancers of English National Ballet, Students from Tring Park School and the English Ballet School, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), London Coliseum, 13.12.2018. (JO’D)

English National Ballet’s Nutcracker (c) Laurent Liotardo

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O’Sullivan, Sambé, Nuñez and Muntagirov Transcend the Routine in The Royal Ballet’s Familiar The Nutcracker

11/12/2018

Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker (choreography by Peter Wright): Soloists, corps de ballet, London Oratory Junior Choir, Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Barry Wordsworth (conductor). Recorded at the Royal Opera House on 3 December and screened at Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 10.12.2018. (JPr)

Clara (Anna Rose O’Sullivan) and Hans-Peter (Marcelino Sambé)
in The Nutcracker Act I (c) Alistair Muir

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Darcey Bussell Recollects Frederick Ashton’s Sylvia

09/12/2018

The Royal Opera House’s Cinema Festival – The Royal Ballet’s Sylvia (choreography by Sir Frederic Ashton): Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Graham Bond (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon. Introduced by Dame Darcey Bussell and screened in the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. 7.12.2018. (JPr)

Darcey Bussell as Sylvia (c) ROH

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