Alvin Ailey Dancers Embody the American Soul

10/03/2017

Various composers: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 8.3.2017. (JRo)

Hope Boykin's r-Evolution, Dream. Photo credit: aul Kolnik/AAADT

Hope Boykin’s r-Evolution, Dream. (c) Paul Kolnik/AAADT

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The Royal Ballet’s Memorable Sleeping Beauty at the Cinema

01/03/2017

Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Soloists and artists of the Royal Ballet, Students of The Royal Ballet School and the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Koen Kessels (conductor). Live cinema relay (introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba) broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 28.2.2017. (JPr)

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Marianela Nuñez as Princess Aurora (c) Johan Persson (2011)

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A Young Choreographer Inspired by the Streets of LA

15/01/2017

Various composers, Jacob Jonas: Jacob Jonas The Company, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 13.1.2017. (JRo)

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Jacob Jonas The Company (C) Jacob Jonas The Company

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Alina Cojocaru’s Otherworldly Grace in English National Ballet’s Unforgettable Giselle

12/01/2017

Adolphe Adam, Giselle: Soloists, Corps de ballet of English National Ballet and English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum, London. 11.1.2017. (JPr)

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Alina Cojocaru (Giselle) and Isaac Hernández (Albrecht) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker Casts a Truly Magical Spell

16/12/2016

Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker: Dancers of English National Ballet, Students from Tring Park School and the English Ballet School, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 15.12.2015. (JPr)

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Alina Cojocaru and Cesar Corrales in ENB’s Nutcracker
(c) Laurent Liotardo

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Sir Matthew Bourne Brings The Red Shoes to Life on the Stage

16/12/2016

Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes: Dancers of Sir Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Red Shoes Orchestra / Brett Morris (conductor). Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, 14.12.2016. (JPr)

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Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes (c) Johan Persson

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Verdi Requiem with Ballet – Courage Required

04/12/2016

Verdi: Soloists, Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano), Veronica Simeoni (mezzosoprano), Francesco Meli (tenor), Georg Zeppenfeld (bass), Zurich Ballet, (augmented) Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 3.12.16. (JR)

Ballett Zürich - Messa da Requiem - 2016/17 © Gregory Batardon

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Rambert’s Ghost Dances Retains its Popularity

25/11/2016

Rambert Tour 2016 – Tomorrow, Frames, Ghost DancesEdinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. 24.12.2016. (SRT)

Ghost Dances. Photo credit: Anthony Crickmay.

Ghost Dances (c) Anthony Crickmay

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