Tag Archives: Dame Alicia Markova

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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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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An English Ballet | Ninette de Valois

July 18, 2011

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An English Ballet In 1981 Ninette de Valois, the founder of English Ballet, spoke at the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars.  This book, An English Ballet, combines that talk with her 1955 article, Some Problems of Ballet Today, along with Sir Peter Wright’s Madam’s Memorial Address; these two extras take up the second half of the book which […]

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