Birmingham Royal Ballet’s life-affirming Lazuli Sky is the highlight of their new mixed bill

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Birmingham Royal Ballet – Lazuli Sky Mixed Bill: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis and Paul Murphy (conductors). A digital broadcast available from 1.11.2020 filmed at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. (JO’D)

Will Tuckett’s Lazuli Sky (c) Johan Persson

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New English Ballet Theatre’s emotional Remembrance acts as a reminder of different times

United KingdomUnited Kingdom New English Ballet Theatre’s Remembrance: filmed at Peacock Theatre, London, and premiered on YouTube on 15.10.2020. (JO’D)

Alessia Lugoboni (Marie Rambert) & Alexander Nuttall (Ashley Dukes)
(c) Deborah Jaffe

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The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage and dancing back into our hearts

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Jonathan Lo (conductor). Live-streamed from the Royal Opera House, London, 9.10.2020. (JPr)

Marianela Nuñez (Kitri) and Vadim Muntagirov (Basilio)
in Don Quixote Act III pas de deux (c) Tristram Kenton

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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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Four choreographers, four exterior locations, one piece of music: SF Ballet @ Home’s Dance of Dreams

United StatesUnited States Dance of Dreams: Dancers of San Francisco Ballet in a new dance film (click here) for SF Ballet @ Home by Benjamin Millepied for San Francisco Ballet and premiered on 13.8.2020. (JO’D)

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The Australian Ballet embraces the spirit of The Merry Widow with gusto and makes it fun to watch.

AustraliaAustralia The Australian Ballet’s The Merry Widow (based on the operetta by Victor Léon and Leo Stein with music by Franz Lehár): Dancers of The Australian Ballet, Opera Australia Orchestra / Paul Murphy (conductor). 9.5.1018 performance (directed for the screen by Simon Francis) from The Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, and new to Sky Arts on 2.8.2020. (JPr)

Amber Scott (Hanna) and Adam Bull (Danilo) (c) Daniel Boud

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