Tag Archives: Grand Défilé

The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance 2014

July 18, 2014

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A Sweet Spell of Oblivion by David Dawson. Giulia Frosi and Edivaldo Souza Da Silva. Photograph by Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance 2014 Last weekend The Royal Ballet School performed their annual matinee show on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, including the famously fantastic Grand Défilé.  

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Dutch National Ballet Gala & Swan Lake

July 3, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet Gala & Swan Lake * 13 September: Gala, festive opening of the 2014-2015 ballet season * 14 September: Swan Lake – the ballet of ballets – returns to   Dutch National Ballet * Exclusive ballet gala with highlights from the repertoire * Performances by all the stars of Dutch National Ballet * […]

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World-renowned choreographer Liam Scarlett creates new work for The Royal Ballet School’s summer performances

June 11, 2014

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World-renowned choreographer Liam Scarlett creates new work for The Royal Ballet School’s summer performances     The School’s performances at the Royal Opera House will this year include an exclusive new piece created especially for the School by alumnus and Royal Ballet Artist-in-Residence Liam Scarlett Students will also perform Nureyev’s staging of Raymonda Act III, […]

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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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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

April 26, 2013

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti. A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La Destinée will be the centrepiece of The Royal Ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere

March 8, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere ballet World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s end of year matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti.   A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces details of its Summer Season 2012

June 24, 2012

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ballet dancers on stage in tutus

The Royal Ballet School announces details of its Summer Season 2012 at the Linbury Studio Theatre and on the main stage of the Royal Opera House from Wednesday 4 – 7 and 15 July. The Royal Ballet School Summer Season 2012 features choreography by former students of The Royal Ballet School including world premieres of […]

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From Student to Star – The Royal Ballet’s Claudia Dean

August 2, 2011

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For a few months and across continents I’ve been catching up with Claudia Dean, one of this years graduates of The Royal Ballet School.  Dean begins work this month with The Royal Ballet, one of only three students in her year to be awarded contracts with the company. I mentioned Dean in both my reviews of […]

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2011

July 11, 2011

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ballet dancers on stage in tutus

The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance at the Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 8th July 2011 The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Dedicating this performance to its founder, Dame Ninette de Valois (actually by birth, Edris Stannus), The Royal Ballet School chose her carefully choreographed game of chess to open the […]

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The Royal Ballet School Summer Season details at The Royal Opera House

May 10, 2011

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      The Royal Ballet School announces details of this year’s Summer Season at the Linbury Studio Theatre and on the main stage of the Royal Opera House from Wednesday 29 June – Friday 8 July.     Summer Season 2011 commemorates ten years since the death of Dame Ninette de Valois and features her […]

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