Vienna State Ballet’s Im Siebten Himmel shows how rich choreographic language can be

AustriaAustria Im Siebten Himmel (In Seventh Heaven): Dancers of the Vienna State Ballet, Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera / Patrick Lange (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Balázs Delbó) from the Vienna State Opera, 14.11.2021. (JPr)

Martin Schläpfer’s On the Beautiful Blue Danube

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BRB’s dancers are energised by Curated by Carlos but more substantial achievements lie ahead

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Curated by Carlos: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis and Paul Murphy (conductors). Streamed (directed by Ross MacGibbon) on Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage from 11.11 to 18.11.2021. (JPr)

Curated by Carlos – Imminent

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High-energy season opener for Esa-Pekka Salonen’s San Francisco Symphony

United StatesUnited States San Francisco Symphony’s ‘Re-Opening Night’: esperanza spalding (bass and vocals), Leo Genovese (piano), Terri Lyne Carrington (drums), Ravi Coltrane (tenor sax), dancers from Alonzo King LINES Ballet, San Francisco Symphony / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 1.10.2021. (HS)

esmeralda spalding sings Wayne Shorter’s Gaia (c) Drew Altizer Photography

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ENB’s Emerging Dancer: A Celebration spotlights new talent but was a missed opportunity

United KingdomUnited Kingdom English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer: A Celebration: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Filmed in the Holloway Production Studio at the ENB’s Mulryan Centre for Dance, London, and streamed from 9.9.2020. (JPr)

Alison McWhinney and Junor Souza in No Man’s Land

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The Royal Ballet’s intriguing Beauty Mixed Programme both looks to the past and to the future

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Beauty Mixed Programme: Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor). Filmed (directed by Ross MacGibbon) at the Royal Opera House and streamed on 9.7.2021. (JPr)

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Semperoper Ballett’s first streaming event is a six-part celebration of who they are and how they’re doing things

GermanyGermany A Collection of Short Stories – multi-part ballet evening: Dancers of Semperoper Ballett. Filmed (directed by Tilo Krause for Armida Film) at Semperoper Dresden and streamed from 2 until 15.7.2021 (click here). (JPr)

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (c) Ian Whalen

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