Tag Archives: English National Ballet

English National Ballet TO BECOME SADLER’S WELLS’ FIRST ASSOCIATE BALLET COMPANY

November 4, 2014

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English National Ballet TO BECOME SADLER’S WELLS’ FIRST ASSOCIATE BALLET COMPANY   NEW TRIPLE BILL OF WORKS BY FORSYTHE, NEUMEIER AND KYLIÁN AND LEST WE FORGET FOR 2015   ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET’S NEW PRODUCTION OF GISELLE CHOREOGRAPHED BY AKRAM KHAN FOR 2016     On the occasion of its Annual Press Conference, Alistair Spalding, CEO […]

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum

October 23, 2014

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum   Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Thursday 11 December 2014 – Sunday 4 January 2015. Nutcracker sees Guest Artist Mathias Dingman’s debut performance with English National Ballet. He performs in the role of the Prince, alongside […]

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XL Group sponsor Junor Souza, First Soloist at English National Ballet

October 8, 2014

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XL Group sponsor Junor Souza, First Soloist at English National Ballet   In a dynamic new partnership with English National Ballet, XL Group, the global insurance and reinsurance group has announced it is to sponsor First Soloist with English National Ballet, Junor Souza. Born in Brazil, Junor Souza joined English National Ballet in 2008, following […]

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English National Ballet | Swan Lake Principal Casting

October 6, 2014

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English National Ballet | Swan Lake Principal Casting Swan Lake London Coliseum, WC2 Wednesday 7 – Sunday 18 January 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Box office: 020 7845 9300   Guest Artists Ivan Vasiliev, Alban Lendorf and Vitor Luiz  perform with the Company Elena Glurdjidze’s farewell performance with English National Ballet […]

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year

September 22, 2014

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year   Queensland’s reputation as an arts leader is set to get another Super Star boost with two of the world’s leading dancers coming exclusively to the state to perform with Queensland Ballet.   Arts Minister Ian Walker said the Super Star Fund would bring Alina Cojocaru from English National […]

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English National Ballet Lead Principal Zdenek Konvalina has announced he is to leave the Company

September 19, 2014

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English National Ballet Lead Principal Zdenek Konvalina has announced he is to leave the Company Zdenek Konvalina joined English National Ballet as Lead Principal in 2011. During his time with the Company he performed lead roles in productions including Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Manon and Apollo. Konvalina says, “being a member of English National […]

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English National Ballet 2014/2015 Season

September 15, 2014

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English National Ballet 2014/2015 Season   English National Ballet presents Modern Masters: Icons of 20th Century Choreography at Sadler’s Wells in March 2015. Modern Masters includes works by Forsythe, Neumeier and Kylián. Guest Artists Ivan Vasiliev and Alban Lendorf perform in Swan Lake at the London Coliseum in January 2015. Ivan Vasiliev’s debut as Prince […]

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

September 8, 2014

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London   Major stars of ballet combine with other performers to present a unique and dazzling program of dance with 12 short & exciting pieces including several premieres and new works alongside well loved classics. The event is in aid of new charity Dance Again Foundation which […]

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Constella First Visit To Sadler’s Wells Features Triple Bill Première

August 21, 2014

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Constella First Visit To Sadler’s Wells Features Triple Bill Première   Presenting three premières by English National Ballet’s Associate Artist George Williamson Featuring ENB dancers including Emerging Dancer Competition winner Nancy Osbaldeston 19 & 20 September, Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells      Constella Ballet and Orchestra present a triple bill in it’s first performance […]

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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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English National Ballet’s Coppelia in Pictures

July 30, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Coppelia in Pictures English National Ballet recently completed a run of Coppélia at the London Coliseum, with debuts from Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta.

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Coppelia

July 25, 2014

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Tamara Rojo as Swanhilde and Alban Lendorf performing as Franz in English National Ballet's Coppelia rehearsal at The Coliseum Theatre, London on July 23, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Coppélia English National Ballet Coppelia London Coliseum Thursday 24th July 2014 Coppelia is a light-hearted, sweet & charming ballet with plenty of laughter along the way. English National Ballet’s production is now entering its 30th year, and is still going strong despite it being short on today’s reality. The Principal […]

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English National Ballet’s Coppelia In Pictures

July 23, 2014

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Laurretta Summerscales as Prayer. Photograph Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Coppélia In Pictures English National Ballet’s production of Coppélia opens tonight at the London Coliseum, with Yonah Acosta and Shiori Kase both making debuts as Franz and Swanlida respectively. Both have recently been promoted – Acosta to Principal and Kase to First Soloist.

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English National Ballet collaborate with Opera Holland Park

July 18, 2014

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English National Ballet collaborate with Opera Holland Park An artistic collaboration from the heart of London Opera Holland Park will be collaborating with English National Ballet on The Judgement of Paris ballet within the opera Adriana Lecouvreur, which opens on Thursday 24 July as part of the 2014 Investec Opera Holland Park Season. Cilea’s music […]

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English National Ballet Announces Promotions and New Joiners

July 17, 2014

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English National Ballet Announces Promotions and New Joiners  Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has announced promotions within the Company as well as details of new joiners: Yonah Acosta has been promoted to Principal. Shiori Kase, who last month won the gold medal at the USA International Ballet Competition, has been promoted to […]

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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School

July 14, 2014

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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School seek new joint home English National Ballet and English National Ballet School have announced plans to find a joint London home, which will become the first combined training and dance facility in the UK. National commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton has been appointed to find premises […]

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance

July 8, 2014

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance English National Ballet has commissioned award-winning choreographer, Cameron McMillan to create a new work for Big Dance in West London. The piece, Kinetic Echo – Our Dancing Selves, explores questions of online identity and self expression and will be performed at Westfield […]

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Arts Council England’s analysis of its investment in large-scale opera and ballet

July 1, 2014

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Arts Council England’s analysis of its investment in large-scale opera and ballet Briefing and Outline  Background After the last investment round in 2012, the Arts Council identified the need for an analysis of its funding for large-scale opera and ballet companies.  We knew the companies had been under considerable financial stress in recent years, partly […]

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Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years

July 1, 2014

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Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years Today (1 July) Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years including its new national portfolio of arts organisations and museums representing a major public investment in England’s arts and culture. These plans include: A […]

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Win Your Own Ballet Shoes Worth £160

June 26, 2014

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Win Your Own Ballet Shoes Courtesy of French Sole Earlier this year I reported that French Sole founder and designer Jane Winkworth, designed a limited edition shoe in aid of English National Ballet. The shoe is in a ballet pink quilted duchess satin with a matching silk cord trim and the bow is trimmed in […]

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