Bintley makes Brilliant Ballet from Boots, Betrothals and Booze.


 Paul Reade, Hobson’s Choice: Birmingham Royal Ballet, David Bintley (Director) Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Philip Ellis (conductor) Birmingham Hippodrome, 22.02.2012 (GR) Read more

Vincent and Flavia Tango the Night Away in a Glitzy Production


  Midnight Tango with Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace: actors, dancers and Miguel Angel (singer) with Tango Siempre. Aldwych Theatre, London, 31.1.12. (JPr) Read more

“Men in Motion”: Male Dancers’ Exciting Movements!


Ivan Putrov Men in MotionA mixed programme of ballet with Ivan Putrov and Dancers, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. 27.1.2012 (MMB) Read more

Bournonville’s Folk Tale Enchants at the Royal Danish Ballet


  Niels W. Gade and J.P.E. Hartmann, Et Folkesagn [A Folk Tale]:  The Royal Danish Ballet and the Royal Danish Orchestra,  Carolyn Kuan (conductor), Operaen, Copenhagen. 21.1.2012 (NS) Read more

Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty Performed By the Scottish Ballet in a Triumphal Production


Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Dominic Grier (Conductor),  Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 11.1.2012 (SRT) Read more

ENB’s Strictly Gershwin is Strictly an Old-fashioned Entertainment


  Strictly Gershwin: Maida Vale Singers, Dancers and Orchestra of English National Ballet, Gareth Valentine (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 4.1.12. (JPr) Read more

London’s The O2 Arena Over-extends BRB’s Nutcracker in the Best Possible Way


  Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Dancers of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Koen Kessels (conductor), The O2 Arena, London 27.12.2011. (JPr) Read more

Matthew Bourne’s Anarchic Nutcracker is Strong on Detail


Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker: New Adventures, Matthew Bourne (director/choreographer), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 29.11.2011 (SRT) Read more

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