Though all competing were winners, the exceptionally musical Ivana Bueno is ENB’s 2020 Emerging Dancer

United KingdomUnited Kingdom English National Ballet Emerging Dancer 2020: Finalists, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Graham Sutherland (conductor). Presented by Ore Oduba and live-streamed from City Island, East London, 22.9.2020. (JO’D)

Ivana Bueno, Carolyne Galvao, Miguel Angel Maidana, Victor Prigent,
Emily Suzuki & William Yamada © Karolina Kuras

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Dancers past and present catch the eye in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s magical 2010 Cinderella

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Home from HomeCinderella: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor). 2010 performance from the Birmingham Hippodrome reviewed as a live stream on 25.8.2020. (JO’D)

Elisha Willis (Cinderella) and Artists of BRB (c) Bill Cooper

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The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty: a gift that goes on giving

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra / Simon Hewett (conductor). Performance of 16.1.2020 (directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon) and reviewed as a live streamed performance in the #OurHouseToYourHouse series. (JO’D)

Fumi Kaneko (Princess Aurora) and Federico Bonelli (Prince Florimund)

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Men take centre stage in English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

United KingdomUnited Kingdom English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum, 8.1.2020. (JO’D)

Erina Takahashi (Medora), Francesco Gabriele Frola (Conrad), and Jeffrey Cirio (Ali)
(c) Laurent Liotardo

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