Comedy and technical perfection from the excellent Núñez and Muntagirov in The Royal Ballet’s charming Coppélia

12/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Coppélia: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Barry Wordsworth (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast live from the Royal Opera House to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 10.12.2019. (JPr)

Marianela Núñez (Swanilda) and Vadim Muntagirov (Franz) in Coppélia © Bill Cooper

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A new film version from Michael Nunn and William Trevitt of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet

11/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Romeo and Juliet: Dancers of The Royal Ballet in a film by Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. (JPr)

William Bracewell (Romeo) and Francesca Hayward (Juliet)

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Christian Spuck’s danse macabre: a choreographed rendering of Verdi’s Requiem is revived in Zurich  

09/12/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Verdi, Messa da Requiem: Soloists, Ballett Zürich, Chorus and Supplementary Chorus of the Opernhaus Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Karina Canellakis (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 22.11 and 7.12.2019. (CCr)

Yen Han and Filipe Portugal (c) Gregory Batardon

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Ballet and fashion combine in skilful ‘looking and being looked at’ Gabrielle Chanel

07/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Modanse: Svetlana Zakharova and dancers. London Coliseum, 3.12.2019. (JO’D)

Gabrielle Chanel featuring Svetlana Zakharova (c) Jack Devant

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Dancers and design of Ballet du Rhin’s Les Beaux dormants are more forceful than overall structure

24/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Le Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin – Les Beaux dormants (The Sleeping Beauties):  Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 21.11.2019. (JO’D)

Ballet du Rhin’s Les Beaux dormants (c) Nis&For

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Dorrance Dance taps into Sadler’s Wells: a London tour to remember

21/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dorrance Dance – Jungle Blues, Three to One, Myelination:  Sadler’s Wells, London, 16.11.2019. (CSa)

Dorrance Dance’s Myelination (c) Lynn Pleasant

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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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