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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Best thing about Sadler’s Wells’s Pure Dance is Natalia Osipova the pure dance phenomenon

25/10/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Natalia Osipova – Pure Dance: Natalia Osipova, Jonathan Goddard, David Hallberg and Jason Kittelberger. Sadler’s Wells, London, 23.10.2019. (JPr)

Valse Triste – Natalia Osipova and David Hallberg<br/>(c) Johan Persson

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A quartet of formidable artists collaborate on THE DAY at UCLA’s Royce Hall

21/10/2019

United StatesUnited States David Lang, THE DAY: Maya Beiser (cello/performance), Wendy Whelan (dancer), Lucinda Childs (choreographer), Center for the Art of Performance, Royce Hall, University of California, Los Angeles, 19.10.2019. (JRo)

Maya Beiser (cellist) and Wendy Whelan (dancer)
(c) Reed Hutchinson and CAP UCLA

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The Crucible is Scottish Ballet’s strongest adaptation in a long time

18/10/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (choreography by Helen Pickett and music by Peter Salem): Dancers of Scottish Ballet, Scottish Ballet Orchestra / Daniel Parkinson (conductor). Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 17.10.2019 (SRT)

Constance Devernay (Abigail) and company in The Crucible (c) Jane Hobson

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The dancers of BODYTRAFFIC in a thought-provoking program

02/10/2019

United StatesUnited States BODYTRAFFIC: Dancers of BODYTRAFFIC, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 28.9.2019. (JRo)

Jamal White & Guzmán Rosado in SNAP (c) Kevin Parry

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Tamara Rojo again leads the ENB from the front in Akram Khan’s modern masterpiece

26/09/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vincenzo Lamagna (after Adolphe Adam), Giselle: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 24.9.2019. (JPr)

Tamara Rojo in Akram Khan’s Giselle (c) Laurent Liotardo

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