Tag Archives: Birmingham Royal Ballet

A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL

August 12, 2013

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Celebrating its 40th anniversary SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7.00pm Tickets: £12 to £85 Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI and with stars of the ROYAL BALLET, BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET, SCOTTISH BALLET, NORTHERN BALLET, ENGLISH NATIONAL […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

July 23, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS     The full-length ballet is one of the closing highlights of the world-wide Britten 100 celebrations   Britten’s only ballet score to be performed during the Britten 100 celebrations      Designs by Olivier award-winning and War Horse […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance

July 15, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance Royal Opera House, London 14th July 2013 This isn’t what I expected to be writing, but the stand-out piece from the Annual Matinee was a contemporary one – Seven Greek Dances (excerpts) by Maurice Béjart. It was the stand-out […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduates | Class of 2013

July 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School Graduates 2013 This year the Graduate class of The Royal Ballet School have been awarded contracts as follows : To The Royal Ballet : Luca Acri, Annette Buvoli, Matthew Ball, David Donnelly, Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Marcelino Sambé (the latter two are already dancing with the company).   To Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces new Artistic Director Designate

July 11, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces new Artistic Director Designate     The Royal Ballet School announces the appointment of Christopher Powney to the new post of Artistic Director Designate, who will take up his position in April 2014. The summer term of 2014 will be a transitional period after which he will take over running the […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2013

July 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2013 At the end of the 2012/2013 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce:   The following dancers are promoted: Momoko Hirata is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Tyrone Singleton is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Yijing Zhang is promoted from Artist to First Artist.   The […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

July 6, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON World Premieres by Melissa Hough, James Kudelka, Garrett Smith and Stanton Welch Highlight Season Company Presents North American Premiere of David Bintley’s Three-Act Aladdin in February 2014 Eight New Works Enter the Company’s Repertoire, including Ji•í Kylián’s Sechs Tanze and Stanton Welch’s Of Blessed Memory Houston Ballet Celebrates Stanton Welch’s […]

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza

June 11, 2013

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza   Pupils from three Birmingham schools are to team up for a music and dance extravaganza.   Dance pupils from Elmhurst School for Dance will be accompanied by members of the Symphony Orchestra from King Edward VI High School for Girls and King Edward’s School for […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUCEMENTS

June 7, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUCEMENTS Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Principal Ambra Vallo, First Soloist Victoria Marr and Artists Kristen McGarrity and Laura Davenport will leave the Company following their Giselle performances in Birmingham and Dublin 2013. The four Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers have made the decision to leave the Company in order to pursue new careers, some […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alys Shee, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

May 29, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alys Shee, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Mondays begin at noon for us so the mornings are very relaxing. It makes it very easy to ease into the working week. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is […]

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Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star

May 14, 2013

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Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star The Newman Government is delivering on a key Arts for All Queenslanders election commitment, with the announcement of the first Super Star project. Arts Minister Ian Walker said Queensland would be home to an exclusive season of the ballet Romeo and Juliet, featuring internationally acclaimed dancers.   “This […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Sir Peter Wright’s production of Coppelia David Bintley and Galina Sasova’s Giselle   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 4 – 22 June.  The Company will perform […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced

April 19, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced With only five months to go until competition begins, tickets have gone on general release for the semi-finals and Final of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition, taking place from 20-29 September 2013 in Glasgow. Matthew Cunningham, RAD Director of Marketing and […]

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Elmhurst School for Dance (in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet) supports people in mental health settings with their Elmhurst Reach4Dance initiative

April 11, 2013

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Elmhurst School for Dance (in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet) supports people in mental health settings with their Elmhurst Reach4Dance initiative   Elmhurst Reach4Dance is an innovative series of performance-based workshops that provide entertainment and creative communication through movement to people in mental health settings. Since its launch, the project has successfully been taken to several […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON

April 9, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   UK premiere of David Bintley’s The Prince of  the Pagodas with scenery and costumes by War Horse designer Rae Smith Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker returns for  Christmas A mixed bill to celebrate the work of  choreographer Frederick Ashton includes a new revival of Les […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin

March 21, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin Birmingham Royal Ballet Aladdin London Coliseum Wednesday, 20th March 2013 Bedazzled, with bells on. That’s how you’ll feel if you watch Birmingham Royal Ballet’s spectacular Aladdin, choreographed by David Bintley, with its sumptuous costumes by Sue Blane (yes, some of them had snakes wound around their torsos), a crescent moon, […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET wins a BBC Performing Arts Fund Music Fellowship award

March 16, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET wins a BBC Performing Arts Fund Music Fellowship award   Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) is delighted to be included amongst 19 organisations to have won a BBC Performing Arts Fund (PAF) Music Fellowship award. The award will allow BRB and its full-time orchestra the Royal Ballet Sinfonia to work with Conducting Fellow […]

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Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced

March 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School. Young British Dancer of the Year competition. Photography throughout : Patrick Baldwin

Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced The final of the 2013 Young British Dancer of the Year competition was held on Saturday 9 March at the Linbury Studio Theatre, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The winners were: First:  Chisato Katsura (The Royal Ballet School) Second: Isabelle Brouwers (English National Ballet School) Third:  […]

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well - the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers - and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MUCH-LOVED MID-SCALE ‘SPLIT-TOUR’ CELEBRATES ITS 10th SEASON in 2013

March 4, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MUCH-LOVED MID-SCALE ‘SPLIT-TOUR’ CELEBRATES ITS 10th SEASON in 2013 Celebrating the 10th season of its much-loved mid-scale theatre ‘split-tour’ initiative, Birmingham Royal Ballet continues with its policy of presenting its diverse repertory to the widest possible audience from 10th  – 22nd May 2013. The Company will once again split into two, half […]

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