Fairytale Ballet Heralds Festive Season

24/11/2012

  Prokofiev, Cinderella: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 21.11.2012 (GR) Read more

Athleticism, Caricature and Magic from Birmingham Royal Ballet

31/10/2012

  Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Autumn Celebration – The Grand Tour, Faster and The Dream: Dancers of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Cathedral Choir (girls’ voices) and Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis. (conductor), Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.10.2012. (JPr) Read more

Opposites Attract in Birmingham Royal Ballet Triple Bill

02/10/2012

 Opposites Attract: A triple bill of dance comprising Take Five (music/The Dave Brubeck Quartet; choreography/David Bintley) Lyric Pieces (music/Edvard Grieg; choreography/Jessica Lang) and Grosse Fuge (music/Beethoven; choreography/Hans Van Manen): Artists of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 26.9.2012. (GR) Read more

Vienna Festival Ballet’s Coppelia Abounds in the Feel-Good Factor

29/09/2012

 Delibes, Coppelia: Vienna Festival Ballet, The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham, 27.9.2012 (RJ)

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New Estonian Ballet Capturing and Beautiful

25/09/2012

  Tauno Aints: Modigliani – the Cursed Artist:  Estonian National Opera Orchestra and Estonian National Ballet. Risto Joost (conductor). Estonian National Opera, Tallinn, 21.9.2012 Read more

Brilliant Balanchine Divertimento from San Francisco Ballet

17/09/2012

 San Francisco Ballet (Programme A): Dancers and Orchestra of the San Francisco Ballet / Martin West (conductor), Sadler’s Wells, London, 14.9.2012. (JPr) Read more

Prom 52: Gergiev’s Disappointingly Inconsistent Cinderella at the Proms

26/08/2012

 Prom 52: Prokofiev, Cinderella, London Symphony Orchestra, Valéry Gergiev (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 22.8.2012 (CC) Read more

English National Ballet Impresses with Swan Lake

05/08/2012

 Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers and Orchestra of the English National Ballet, conducted by Gavin Sutherland, Coliseum, London, 3.8.2012. (JPr)

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