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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Autumn 2014 UK Tour and Nutcracker

August 18, 2014

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Autumn 2014 UK Tour and Nutcracker Principal casting for English National Ballet’s Autumn UK tour and Nutcracker is today announced. Joining English National Ballet from Boston Ballet, Alejandro Virelles makes his debut as Principal with the Company, performing the role of Prince Siegfried alongside Alina Cojocaru’s Odette/Odile in Derek […]

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Alban Lendorf to dance as Guest Artist in English National Ballet’s Coppélia

June 4, 2014

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Alban Lendorf to dance as Guest Artist in English National Ballet’s Coppélia Alban Lendorf, principal dancer at The Royal Danish Ballet, is to appear as Guest Artist in English National Ballet’s upcoming production of Coppélia when he will dance the role of Franz to Tamara Rojo’s Swanilda. Alban Lendorf, hailed by the New York Times […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

January 10, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire As stories go, Le Corsaire isn’t one you’d want to dwell on. At its core, the message isn’t a pleasant one to dwell on, even if it is supposed to be make-believe. However, staging this new production by Anna-Marie Holmes for English National Ballet has its […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2

October 17, 2013

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire. Photograph: Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2 If you missed the first look feature on English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire which opens tonight in Milton Keynes, please follow the link. Here is the second instalment.  

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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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English National Ballet | casting for The Sleeping Beauty

September 14, 2012

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English National Ballet | casting for The Sleeping Beauty Principal casting has been announced for English National Ballet’s Autumn tour of The Sleeping Beauty.  It will be the first chance for audiences to see new Artistic Director Tamara Rojo dancing with the company at the same time (she was previously a company dancer before leaving for The […]

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English National Ballet return to the Lake | full casting announced

July 10, 2012

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English National Ballet return to the Lake Derek Deane’s Swan Lake makes a welcome return to the Coliseum for ten performances only during Summer 2012, offering visitors to London the chance to see this five star reviewed production. Dancing the lead role of Odette/Odile on opening night will be Daria Klimentová alongside Russian star Vadim […]

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English National Ballet present Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum

May 27, 2011

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Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum and the ballet maestro’s greatest works English National Ballet’s Summer season at the London Coliseum offers audiences a rare opportunity to see Roland Petit’s extraordinary work in London. Carmen exploded into the decorous world of British ballet at its premiere in 1949, with ballet lovers shocked by the […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová and Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsals for Swan Lake

March 19, 2011

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The End

Recently I published rehearsal photographs by Bex Singleton with Daria Klimentová and Vadim Muntagirov as they prepared for English National Ballet’s performances of Black & White. Here they rehearse Swan Lake, which opens at the London Coliesum on March 22nd and runs until 26th.  The casting is as follows : Tuesday 22nd March at 7:30pm Arionel […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011

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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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Ballet NEWS | Homage to Nureyev

March 22, 2010

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Homage to Nureyev London Coliseum March 21st 2010 Erina Takahashi and Dmitri Gruzdyev in the Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake Photography throughout :  Tim Cross I’ve never seen Rudolph Hametovich Nureyev dance live. But I felt his compelling presence in every corner of the stage this evening, which is surely the aim […]

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Ballet NEWS | English National Ballet Swan Lake in-the-round

January 21, 2010

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Zvetlana Zakharova Photograph: Daria Klimentová  © English National Ballet Press Release Derek Deane’s breathtaking Swan Lake in-the-round returns to the Royal Albert Hall in June 2010 starring Polina Semionova and Vadim Muntagirov 9 – 18 June 7.30pm 12, 13, 19 June 2.30pm Raymond Gubbay and the Royal Albert Hall present English National Ballet at the […]

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