ENB’s Swan Lake Tugs at the Heart Strings

17/06/2013

 Tchaikovsky/Deane, Swan Lake: Dancers and Orchestra of English National Ballet / Tom Seligman (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 15.6.2013. (JPr) Read more

BRB Magic and the Original ‘Living Doll’

05/06/2013

  Léo Delibes, Coppélia: Dancers from the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 4.6.2013 (GR) Read more

Dancer Demonstrates Strength and Vulnerability

02/06/2013

 Stravinsky/Meryl Tankard, The Oracle: Paul White (dancer), Philharmonia Orchestra/ Esa-Pekka Salonen (recorded), Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 31.5.2013. (JO’D) Read more

Salzburg, Stravinsky: Dancing for the Daft

25/05/2013

I. Stravinsky, Le sacre et al.: Soloists, Mariinsky Orchestra, Chorus, & Ballet, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 19.5.2013 (JFL) Read more

Tale of Witchcraft Told in Dance

24/05/2013

 Albicastro, Albinoni, Tartini, Valentini, Vivaldi, Witch-hunt (Hexenhatz): Bern Ballett, Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 22.5.2013. (JO’D) Read more

Northern Ballet’s Gatsby Raises Questions

16/05/2013

 Richard Rodney Bennett CBE (orch. Longstaff, Sutherland), The Great Gatsby: Artistes of Northern Ballet, Northern Ballet Sinfonia / John Pryce Jones (music director/conductor), Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, 14.5.2013. (JO’D) Read more

Choreographers and Composers Collaborate on New Ballets

06/05/2013

  Zimmer, Gozzi, Cockeram, Osborn, Baldwin, Garcia Tomas, Choreographics – A Letter to…: Dancers of English National Ballet and English National Ballet School with Composers from the Royal College of Music, The Place, London, 3.5.2013. (JO’D)
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Fervent Applause for Edward Watson in Mayerling

22/04/2013

 Liszt (arranged and orchestrated by Lanchbery), Mayerling: Dancers and Orchestra of the Royal Ballet / Martin Yates (conductor), Sergey Levitin (co-concert master), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.4.2013. (JO’D) Read more

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