Archive | April, 2013

BREAKING BALLET NEWS | CORONATION FESTIVAL GALA ARTISTS REVEALED

April 30, 2013

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BREAKING BALLET NEWS | CORONATION FESTIVAL GALA ARTISTS REVEALED The Royal Warrant Holders Association today (Tuesday 30th April 2013), confirmed the names of artists that will take part in three magnificent Gala performances within the Gardens of Buckingham Palace this summer. The Galas form part of the Coronation Festival – a unique public event hosted by […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – ‘Creative Spaces’ events announced

April 30, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – ‘Creative Spaces’ events announced Creative Spaces Glasgow, a series of events in conjunction with the Genée International Ballet Competition 2013, will be presented by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) on the weekend of 28–29 September at two Glasgow-based venues. The interesting assortment of events includes a book-signing with […]

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet,continues to lead the Company to make great strides in the ballet world

April 30, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet,continues to lead the Company to make great strides in the ballet world <Hong Kong – 30 April 2013> Following Daisy Ho’s appointment as Chairman of the Board of Governors, The Hong Kong Ballet announces that Madeleine Onne will continue service as Artistic Director of The Hong Kong […]

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Cork City Ballet’s 21st Anniversary production

April 30, 2013

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Cork City Ballet’s 21st Anniversary production Cork City Ballet celebrates the company’s 21st Anniversary with a magnificent production of Ballet Spectacular directed by Alan Foley at the Cork Opera House, November 21st – 23rd at 8 pm, with a matinee on Saturday 23rd at 2.30 pm, starring world-renowned ballet dancer Lucia Lacarra and her partner Marlon Dino.   […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Rebecca Krohn, Principal, New York City Ballet

April 30, 2013

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Rebecca Krohn, Principal, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning? What gets me going on Tuesday morning is remembering that this is a career I chose to do. Ballet was never forced upon me, I do it because I love it.  Also, a big cup […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

April 29, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC — Over the first fourteen seasons, artistic director Robert Weiss has choreographed many of the great classic ballets to fit his company, Carolina Ballet – such ballets as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet – now he has taken on one […]

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英国ロイヤルバレエ団日本公演: 不思議の国のアリス、白鳥の湖、ロイヤル・ ガラ

April 29, 2013

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2013年4月22日   英国ロイヤルバレエ団日本公演: 不思議の国のアリス、白鳥の湖、ロイヤル・ ガラ 2013年7月5日(金)から14日(日)   英国ロイヤルバレエ団が、東京文化会館に戻ってきます。アジアで初公開のクリストファー・ウィールドン振り付けの「不思議の国のアリス」、同バレエ団の得意演目であるアンソニー・ダウエル演出の「白鳥の湖」、また同バレエ団のもうひとつの重要な側面である、モダンなロイヤル・ガラの公演が予定されています。   「不思議の国のアリス」は、英国ロイヤルオペラハウスで3回目の完売公演となりました。英国ロイヤルバレエ団にとっては、1995年以来の新しい演目で、2011年に初演されました。ジョビー・タルボットによる生き生きした刺激的な音楽とボブ・クロウリーの斬新で革新的な舞台・衣装により色彩豊かなワンダーランドを創り出しています。   「白鳥の湖」は、最も愛されている素晴らしいバレエで、ダウエルの演出はロイヤルバレエ団のクラシックな演目となっています。チャイコフスキーの情熱的な音楽が、愛と超自然のダークなパワーとのドラマティックな戦いを引き立たせています。ファベルジェの作品に影響を受けたヨランダ・ソナーベンドの豪華な舞台はマジカルなロシアの宮廷、月光に照らされた湖に命を吹き込んでいます。.   7月10日(水)の、ロイヤル・ガラでは、ダンサーの多様な能力を発揮させ、ロイヤルバレエ団の振り付けの幅の広さをたたえています。同ガラには、マノン(マクミラン)、ドンキホーテ(ペティパ)、眠れる森の美女(アシュトン)のクラシックのなパ・ド・ドウ、バレエ団の創設・振り付け者であるフレデリック・アシュトンの春の声、白鳥の湖のパ・ド・カトル、ケネス・マクミランのコンチェルト・パ・ド・ドウ、マイヤーリングの最終シーンが含まれています。フィナーレは、ジョージ・バランシンのシンフォーニー・インCと、より現代的なウェイン・マクレガーのクオリア(ロイヤルバレエ団付きのコレオグラファー)、クリストファー・ウィールドン(ロイヤルバレエ団付きの芸術アソシエート)のアフター・ザ・レイン(雨の後)、リーアム・スカーレット(ロイヤルバレエダン付きのアーティスト)のジュビリー・パ・ド・ドウ、アリステア・マリオットの イン・ザ・ホットハウス となっています。 デービッド・ブリスキン、ドミニック・グリエー、ボリス・グルジンが東京フィルハーモニックオーケストラを指揮します。   ロイヤルバレエ団は芸術監督、ケビン・オヘア率いる英国最大のバレエ団で、ロンドン、コベントガーデンのロイヤルオペラハウスを拠点としています。   ロイヤルオペラハウスでの公演に加え、ROHライヴ・シネマ (32カ国以上で放送)、また、BBC放送、BPビッグスクリーンリレー通して、幅広い観客を得ています。ロイヤルバレエ・ライブ(インターネットの特別放送)は、現在までに百万人以上が視聴しています。O2アリーナの4万7千人の観客の前でも公演しています。   海外ツアーもロイヤルバレエ団の重要な活動となっています。今年に入ってから、すでに七人のプリンシパル ダンサーとロイヤルオペラハウスのシンガーがリオ・デ・ジャネイロで三回のガラ公演をバレエとダンスをテーマとした特別シンポジウムと同時に行いました。デリー・ロンドンデリーにおいても、同バレエ団のダンサーが、文化プログラムに出演しています。また、キム・ブランドストラップが6月に予定されているオーバラ・フェスティバルにおいて、ベンジャミン・ブリテン生誕百周年記念のイベントのために同バレエ団の作品を創作しています。   公演日程、予定キャスト   不思議の国のアリス 7/5(金) アリス:ローレン・カスバートソン ハートのジャック/庭師ジャック:フェデリコ・ボネッリ 白うさぎ/ルイス・キャロル:エドワード・ワトソン ハートの女王/アリスの母親:ゼナイダ・ヤノウスキー マッドハッター/マジシャン:スティーヴン・マックレー   7/6(土)1:00p.m. アリス:ベアトリス・スティックス=ブルネル ハートのジャック/庭師ジャック:ルパート・ペネファーザー 白うさぎ/ルイス・キャロル:ブライアン・マロニー ハートの女王/アリスの母親:イツァール・メンディザバル マッドハッター/マジシャン:未定   7/6(土)6:00p.m. アリス:サラ・ラム ハートのジャック/庭師ジャック:スティーヴン・マックレー 白うさぎ/ルイス・キャロル:リカルド・セルヴェラ ハートの女王/アリスの母親:ラウラ・モレーラ マッドハッター/マジシャン:アレクサンダー・キャンベル     ロイヤル・ガラ 7月10日(水)   白鳥の湖 7/12(金) (マチネ) オデット/オディール:マリアネラ・ヌニェス ジークフリート王子:ティアゴ・ソアレス   7/12(金)6:30 […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Announced In Principal Casting For Swan Lake At Royal Albert Hall

April 29, 2013

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Announced In Principal Casting For Swan Lake At Royal Albert Hall

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Announced In Principal Casting For Swan Lake At Royal Albert Hall   Wednesday 12 June – Saturday 23 June 2013 Tickets: £19.50 – £65             Box Office: 020 7838 3100                                                                                                     The Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall this June will include: Tamara […]

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OLIVIER AWARDS WITH MASTERCARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

April 29, 2013

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Marianela Nunez collects her Olivier Award 2013

OLIVIER AWARDS WITH MASTERCARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED The winners of the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, the 37th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, were announced tonight (28 April 2013) at a glamorous ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House in front of a packed audience of illustrious guests including award presenters Kim Cattrall, Tom Hiddleston, […]

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

April 26, 2013

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti. A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La Destinée will be the centrepiece of The Royal Ballet […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up

April 26, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 41st season ticket sales on Monday, July 15 Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31   September 2013 – June 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 41st Season to feature two world premieres including a new work […]

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Ballet San Jose School SPRING PERFORMANCES, May 26

April 25, 2013

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Ballet San Jose School SPRING PERFORMANCES, May 26 Who: Ballet San Jose School What: Spring Performances When: Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2:00pm and 4:00pm Where: California Theatre, 345 South First Street in downtown San Jose Why: An opportunity to see the next generation of classically trained ballet dancers in a beautifully restored historic theater. […]

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed April to be Chicago Dance Month

April 25, 2013

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed April to be Chicago Dance Month This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the  breadth, variety and artistic richness of dance in Chicago, starting with students at a young age Ballet Chicago is offering a special Chicago  Dance Month promotion for: – Ballerina Dream Camp (June 17-21, ages 3-6) – […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES POST-PERFORMANCE EVENTS AT THE KENNEDY CENTER IN PARTNERSHIP WITH RESTAURANT ASSOCIATES AND THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN COCKTAIL

April 25, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES POST-PERFORMANCE EVENTS AT THE KENNEDY CENTER IN PARTNERSHIP WITH RESTAURANT ASSOCIATES AND THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN COCKTAIL Passport to Paris, Pamplona and Beyond – Adventures in Hemingway’s Cocktails on May 10 Philip Greene, Author of To Have and Have Another – A Hemingway Cocktail Companion, to Host   WASHINGTON, D.C. – […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013

April 24, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013   TORONTO, ON (April 24, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will host the second Assemblée Internationale (AI 13) festival in Toronto from April 28th to May 4th, 2013, and will welcome students and artistic staff from eighteen international professional […]

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Queensland Ballet promotes Lisa Edwards to Soloist

April 23, 2013

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Dancer Lisa Edwards in Francois Klaus's The Sleeping Beauty in 2009 Photographer Ken Sparrow

Queensland Ballet promotes Lisa Edwards to Soloist Fairy Godmother is granted her wish On the closing night of Queensland Ballet’s sold-out season of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Artistic Director Li Cunxin made a special announcement on stage – Company   Dancer Lisa Edwards was promoted to Soloist. Dancing with Queensland Ballet since 2004, Lisa’s promotion to Soloist follows […]

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Queensland Ballet | Cinderella will go to the ball next year…

April 23, 2013

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Dancers Meng Ningning and Hao Bin Photographer David Kelly

Queensland Ballet | Cinderella will go to the ball next year… Queensland Ballet announces 2014 regional tour of Queensland and secures Ben Stevenson’s production of The Nutcracker Following a sell-out season of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Queensland Ballet is delighted to announce it will be touring Cinderella to eight   regional Queensland venues in 2014 – Toowoomba, […]

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Ballet News collaborates with Berenice Bercelli

April 22, 2013

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Ballet News collaborates with Berenice Bercelli Today I’m really pleased to announce a collaboration that I’ve been working on for a while between Ballet News and Berenice Bercelli, to produce some wonderful Limited Edition collections of newsworthy ballet drawings. These illustrations will be released periodically as Limited Editions and in line with Ballet News’ ethos, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Laracey, Soloist, New York City Ballet

April 21, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Laracey, Soloist, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning?  The alarm rings at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning. A few minutes prior to the alarm, our automatic coffee pot begins brewing our favorite Whole Foods blend. The smell of coffee motivates me to get […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S

April 20, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S HEMINGWAY: THE SUN ALSO RISES Special guest artists E. Faye Butler, Edwin Aparicio, and  Ari Shapiro join production   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet’s (TWB) releases casting for the world premiere of Artistic Director Septime Webre’s Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises. TWB […]

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