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)

THE RED SHOES by Bourne,          , Choreographer and Director - Mathew Bourne, Designer - Lez Brotherstoni, Lighting - Paule Constable, Plymouth, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson/

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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The Wit and Wiles of Daniel Ezralow and Company

16/07/2017

Various composers, Primo Passo: Daniel Ezralow (choreographer), Dancers of Ezralow Dance, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 13.7.2017. (JRo)

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Ezralow Dance’s Foreign Tails (c) Dan Steinberg

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The Composer Battles Inner Demons in Eifman’s Tchaikovsky

25/06/2017

Tchaikovsky: Boris Eifman (choreographer), Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 23.6.2017. (JRo)

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Oleg Gabyshev and Maria Abashova in Tchaikovsky (c) Evgeny Matveev

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The Royal Ballet Celebrates Frederick Ashton and the Heritage of his Works for the Company

08/06/2017

Mendelssohn, César Franck, Liszt: Soloists and artists of the Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra / Emmanuel Plasson (conductor). Live cinema relay directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba. Broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 7.6.2017. (JPr)

A scene from The Dream, Symphonic Variations and Marguerite and Armand from The Ashton Triple Bill by The Royal Ballet @ Royal Opera House (Opening 02-06-17) ©Tristram Kenton 06-17 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Zenaida Yanowsky (Marguerite) and Roberto Bolle (Armand) © ROH/Tristram Kenton

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