Promising But a Little Tipsy: Don Chisciotte in Rome

25/12/2012

  Minkus /Petipa / Gorsky, Don ChisciotteRome Opera Ballet. Director, Micha van Hoecke.  Orchestra dell Teatro dell’ Opera, Roma.  Conductor, Nir Kabaretti.  Choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky, rehearsed by  Mikhail Messerer.  Sets by Francesco Zitto with Antonella Conte.  Costumes by Francesco Zito.  Lighting: Agostino Angelini.  Teatro dell’ Opera Rome. 22.12.2012 (JB) Read more

Wayne Eagling’s Nutcracker is Perfectly Charming

13/12/2012

 Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker: Dancers of English National Ballet, Choir of Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Orchestra of English National Ballet / Benjamin Pope. (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 12.12.2012. (JPr) Read more

Tubular Bells, Ceramic Bowls, Bare Hands and Pure Dance

04/12/2012

  Charles Griffin, David Lang, Thierry de Mey, Nebojsa Zivkovic, Paul Lansky: Patrick Schleker, Erica Drake, Jeff Luft and Matt Hawkins (percussionists), concert:nova, Ixi Chen (Artistic Director), MamLuft&Co. Dance,  Jeanne Mam-Luft (Artistic Director), Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH. 2.12.2012 (RDA) Read more

Sleeping Beauty with Vampires

01/12/2012

 Tchaikovsky: Sleeping BeautyA Gothic Romance: New Adventures, Matthew Bourne (director/choreographer), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 30.11.2012 (SRT) Read more

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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