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The Royal Ballet’s Vadim Muntagirov Talks Ballet

November 25, 2015

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Vadim Muntagirov flies through the air on the ballet stage

The Royal Ballet Principal Vadim Muntagirov Talks ….. Ballet I’ve been following the career of Vadim Muntagirov since he joined English National Ballet and quickly rose through the ranks to form a starry partnership with established Senior Principal Daria Klimentova. Now Klimentova has retired from dancing and teaches at The Royal Ballet School, and Muntagirov […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces three new members of its teaching faculty

July 3, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School announces three new members of its teaching faculty We are delighted to announce three new artistic staff will be joining us to teach at the School from September 2014. Carol-Anne Millar has been appointed as our new girls’ Artistic Teacher at White Lodge. Carol was a student of The Royal Ballet […]

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Mara Galeazzi & Daria Klimentova headline international stars of ballet

June 23, 2014

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Daria Klimentova Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Mara Galeazzi & Daria Klimentova headline international stars of ballet HATCH HOUSE PRESENTS 5TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION INTERNATIONAL STARS OF BALLET AND DANCE SPECIAL GUEST STARS INCLUDE MARA GALEAZZI (ex-ROYAL BALLET) DARIA KLIMENTOVA (ex-ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET) ESTEBAN BERLANGA (SPANISH NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY) JORGE GARCIA, CINTIA DECASTELLI & DEBORA MAIQUES (BALLET BASEL) VITO MAZZEO & VICTORIA ANANYAN […]

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Blooming Tutus

April 29, 2014

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Prisca Bertoni photographed on location for Ballet News by Cheryl Angear

Blooming Tutus tutu ballet skirt, from Fr. tutu, alteration of cucu, infantile reduplication of cul “bottom, backside.” Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper It’s also the case that if you said ‘tutu’ in Hawaii, you’d be talking about your Grandmother; in New Zealand it’s a poisonous plant and Tutu de Feijão is a paste made of […]

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Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes

March 13, 2014

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Iana Salenko Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes Photographing last weekend’s Russian Ballet Icons Gala rehearsal at the London Coliseum it was possible to highlight the dancers as they prepared for their segment, as well as afterwards. These are the photographs of those moments.    

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Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures

March 10, 2014

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Marianela Nunez & Thiago Soares photographed by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures Yesterday saw the Russian Ballet Icons Gala take place in London. These photographs of dancers such as Alina Cojocaru, Sergei Polunin, Marianela Nunez and Igor Zelensky were taken during the rehearsal.                                      

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Masterclass with English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentova

February 22, 2014

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Masterclass with Daria Klimentova 02 Mar 2014 10:30 – 12:30 Celebrating Dance 2014 – a fundraising day for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. In 2012 I reported on an excellent master class held by RAD with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae, and at the time some of you expressed an interest in attending – either to participate […]

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 | Casting

February 12, 2014

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 Just announced, the dancers taking part in this years Russian Ballet Icons Gala, on March 9th at the London Coliseum are as follows (subject to change) : Timur Askerov Silvia Azzoni Alina Cojacaru Mathew Golding Dmitry Gruzdev Dmitri Gudanov Daria Klimentova Johan Kobborg Ekaterina Krysasnova Vyacheslav Lopatin Vadim Muntagirov Marianela […]

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Daria Klimentová farewell performances in Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall

February 3, 2014

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Daria Klimentova Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Daria Klimentová farewell   performances in Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall English National Ballet’s Lead Principal retires after 18 years Vadim Muntagirov joins her as Romeo for farewell performance     Daria Klimentová, English National Ballet Lead Principal and one of the most respected and accomplished stars of classical ballet, has announced […]

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART

October 12, 2013

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART Following the successful launch of Genesis in Tokyo earlier this summer, Crystal Ballet announces that this, the Company’s innovative first production, is now widely available for download to personal portable devices. The 28 minute long film can […]

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English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival

July 18, 2013

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Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace

English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival Last week, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace, English National Ballet performed for The Queen at the Coronation Festival Gala. The Festival was organised by the Royal Warrant Holders Association, whose members supply goods or services to The Queen, her husband or her eldest son. The Queen’s Coronation […]

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English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace

July 13, 2013

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Picture by Ashley Bingham. Picture taken at the Coroation Festival. Buckingham Palace,

English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace On Friday night English National Ballet performed Tempus, a newly commissioned piece by George Williamson for the Coronation Festival Gala, held in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace. The Festival was arranged by the Royal Warrant Holders; companies who have supplied the Queen, her husband or her eldest son for at […]

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures

June 14, 2013

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures If you’re heading to see English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming weeks, here’s a taster of what you may see. The casting is available here if you’d like to choose which dancers to see. You can see more photos and […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT CORONATION FESTIVAL

May 1, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT CORONATION FESTIVAL

ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT CORONATION FESTIVAL English National Ballet will take part in three Gala performances in the grounds of Buckingham Palace as part of the Coronation Festival in July. The Company will perform Tempus  a specially commissioned piece paying tribute to Her Majesty The Queen  and the incredible era of change during […]

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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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Ballet Gala with The Royal Ballet’s Alina Cojocaru

March 20, 2013

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Ballet Gala with The Royal Ballet’s Alina Cojocaru Alina Cojocaru launched the fundraising for the Bucharest Hospice Appeal through her first gala for Hospices of Hope in May 2008, which was a sell-out performance. We are delighted that Alina has now offered to provide us with another unique evening as we approach the completion of this […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

January 10, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, January 9th 2013 English National Ballet dance Kenneth MacMillan’s production of The Sleeping Beauty (after Marius Petipa), and MacMillan regarded it as the most important classical ballet. This company, especially Tamara Rojo, dance it with the required gravitas. Dressed in Nicholas […]

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Ballet and Fine Art Photography

December 14, 2012

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ENB photography exhibition

Ballet and Fine Art Photography Yesterday I reviewed English National Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker at the London Coliseum, and in addition to the performance, four company dancers have mounted an exhibition of their photography at the Orchestra Stalls Level. It’s well worth a look if you have a ticket for the ballet. If not, take […]

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal

December 13, 2012

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal  English National Ballet has awarded Vadim Muntagirov with a new Lead Principal title. This dancer accolade has been awarded to Vadim in recognition of his exceptional dance ability. Vadim Muntagirov said: “I am very happy to be promoted and thank you to Tamara […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 12, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday 12th December 2012 Party guests and puppets, magic, snow and glitter.  All the elements are there for the taking in The Nutcracker. Wayne Eagling’s production for English National Ballet brings a nephew from Military school (Vadim Muntagirov), a […]

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