Charismatic Carlos Acosta and Acosta Danza have a lot to crow about at Sadler’s Wells

20/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Acosta Danza – Evolution: Sadler’s Wells, London, 19.11.2019. (JPr)

Carlos Acosta in Rooster (c) Johan Persson

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Dancers from Kazakhstan impress at the London Coliseum in Chopiniana and Scheherazade

19/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre – Chopiniana and Scheherazade: London Coliseum, 17.11.2019. (JO’D)

Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre’s Scheherazade

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Tom Dale Company’s dancers become their own sound source for Step Sonic’s music

16/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tom Dale Company’s Step Sonic: The Place, London, 14.11.2019. (JO’D)

Step Sonic (c) Chris Nash

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Osipova shines in Raymonda Act III but ghosts of the 1960s haunt The Royal Ballet’s triple bill

07/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Concerto/Enigma Variations/Raymonda Act III: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Pavel Sorokin (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 5.11.2019. (JPr)

Vadim Muntagirov in Raymonda Act III © Foteini Christofilopoulou

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Richard Alston’s Final Edition is surely not the last word …

03/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Richard Alston Dance Company, Final Edition: Dancers (Joshua Harriette, Nicholas Shikkis, Nahum McLean, Jason Tucker, Ellen Yilma, Elly Braund, Jennifer Hayes, Monique Jonas, Alejandra Gissier, Niall Egan), Snape Maltings, Suffolk, 2.11.2019. (CS)

Joshua Harriette and Monique Jonas in Brahms Hungarian

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Heart-breaking duets from César Morales and Momoko Hirata are a highlight of BRB’s Giselle

03/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Adolphe Adam, Giselle: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 1.11.2019. (JO’D)

Momoko Hirata (Giselle) (c) Bill Cooper

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Northern Ballet’s Dracula gives Javier Torres a role to sink his teeth into

02/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Northern Ballet’s Dracula: Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast live from Leeds Playhouse’s Quarry Theatre to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 31.10.2019. (JPr)

Javier Torres (Dracula) and Abigail Prudames (Mina) (c) Emma Kauldhar

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In Los Angeles, the Mariinsky Ballet in Balanchine’s sparkling Jewels

28/10/2019

United StatesUnited States Fauré, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, George Balanchine’s Jewels: Artists of the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra / Alexei Repnikov (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 26.10.2019. (JRo)


Renata Shakirova in ‘Rubies’. Photo by Natasha Razina © State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

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