Lauren Cuthbertson is Wonderful in the Madcap Mayhem of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

25/10/2017

Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Koen Kessels (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 23.10.2017. (JPr)

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Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice (c) Johan Persson

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The Best is Left to Last as Beethoven’s Die Grosse Fuge Inspires Three Choreographers

20/10/2017

 Beethoven, Trois Grandes Fugues: Lyon Opera Ballet, Sadler’s Wells, London, 19.10.2017. (J.O’D)

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Maguy Marin’s Grosse Fugue (c) Bernard Stofleth

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Akram Kahn’s Mythic World Unfolds in Until the Lions

20/10/2017

Vincenzo Lamagna, Until the Lions: Akram Kahn (choreographer) and dancers, Culver Studios, Los Angeles, 18.10.2017. (JRo)

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Until the Lions (c) Jean Louis Fernandez

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Matthew Bourne’s Red Shoes Reaches The Kennedy Center

12/10/2017

Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes: Soloists and artists of New Adventures. Opera House, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, 10.10.2017. (RRR)

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Ashley Shaw (Victoria Page) and Sam Archer (Boris Lermontov) (c) Johan Persson

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Compelling Rite and an Energetic Stravinsky Pairing from Scottish Ballet

11/10/2017

Stravinsky: Dancers and Orchestra of Scottish Ballet / Jean-Claude Picard (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 11.10.2017. (SRT)

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Sophie Martin & Constant Vigier in Christopher Hampson’s The Rite of Spring (c) Andy Ross

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Akram Khan’s Wonderful Giselle for English National Ballet Returns to Haunt Sadler’s Wells

21/09/2017

Vincenzo Lamagna (after Adolphe Adam), Giselle: Soloists & Artists of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.9.2017. (JPr)

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Tamara Rojo (Giselle) in Akram Khan’s Giselle (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Death Haunts Nureyev’s Captivating and Affecting Romeo & Juliet for English National Ballet

02/08/2017

Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.8.2017. (JPr)

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Erina Takahashi (Juliet) & Isaac Hernández (Romeo) in Romeo & Juliet © Laurent Liotardo

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Tiler Peck Programs an Evening of Ballet Riches

30/07/2017

Various composers, BalletNOW: Principals, soloists and corps de ballet of New York City Ballet, The Royal Ballet, TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, Dorrance Dance, American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet and Miami City Ballet / Grant Gershon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 28.7.2017. (JRo)

LOS ANGELES, CA. JUL. 28, 2017. BalletNow, Guest curator and international ballerina Tiler Peck leads an exciting roster of dance superstars for three distinct performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.(Photo Credit: Lawrence K. Ho)

Tiler Peck and Marcello Gomes in Allegro Brillante (c) Lawrence K. Ho

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