Tag Archives: Grosse Fuge

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet in Opposites Attract

October 24, 2012

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Maureya Lebowitz with Artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet in ŒMarch of the Trolls¹; photo: Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet in Opposites Attract Birmingham Royal Ballet’s dancers are on top form over three different styles in one night that make up Opposites Attract – Take Five, Lyric Pieces and Grosse Fuge. David Bintley’s Take Five is jazzy (The Dave Brubeck Quartet) and split into 6 sections – Take […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET | 2012 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS

September 24, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET | 2012 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS   THE COMPANY PERFORM TWO TRIPLE BILLS THE SEASON HIGHLIGHTS THE WORK OF ASHTON, BINTLEY, LANG, LAYTON and VAN MANEN Performances: OPPOSITES ATTRACT (Take Five / Lyric Pieces / Grosse Fuge) Tue 23 Oct at 7.30pm & Wed 24 Oct at 2pm and 7.30pm Autumn […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet @ Birmingham Hippodrome

September 5, 2012

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Birmingham Royal Ballet @ Birmingham Hippodrome Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 26 September – 6 October.  The Company will perform the autumn season in its home city with two programmes, a mixed bill Opposites Attract and Sir Peter Wright’s timeless Swan Lake.   Opposites Attract    26 – […]

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The Autumn 2012 Season at Sadlers Wells

May 17, 2012

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The Autumn 2012 Season at Sadlers Wells Thin pickings at Sadlers Wells if it’s classical ballet you’re looking for – this Autumn season sees just two ballet companies visiting the theatre. In September, San Francisco Ballet present three mixed bills : Symphonic Dances by Edwaard Liang, Divertimento No 15 by George Balanchine and Christopher Wheeldon’s […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012 – 2013 BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME SEASON

February 20, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012 – 2013 BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME SEASON   UK PREMIERE OF DAVID BINTLEY’S ALADDIN SEASON CELEBRATES THE BRITISH BALLET TRADITION OF STORYTELLING FOUR 6.30pm FRIDAY PERFORMANCES TO APPEAL TO FAMILY AUDIENCE   Book on-line at the Birmingham Hippodrome website Call Ticket Sales: 0844 338 5000 (Public booking dates – on-line, by telephone […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chi Cao, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

April 17, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chi Cao, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not so much motivation, more like discipline. I know that to keep dancing at the level I want to I need to train hard. Why ballet? It’s a family thing I guess. My father was a […]

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HORSES TAKE TO THE STAGE AT SADLER’S WELLS

October 26, 2010

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Press Release   Date of issue: 26 October 2010 HORSES TAKE TO THE STAGE AT SADLER’S WELLS   PET SHOP BOYS JOIN FORCES WITH BALLET STAR IVAN PUTROV   World-renowned rider, director and stage designer, Bartabas and his company Zingaro come to London for the first time to appear at Sadler’s Wells in an Equestrian […]

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BALLET NEWS | Darcey Bussell, The Royal Ballet, Tamara Rojo & Birmingham Royal Ballet

April 16, 2010

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Tamara Rojo head shot in black and white

Hi everyone, I’m going to start off with news about Darcey Bussell, who became Godmother to a ship last week – and launched it in some style, with four outfits. Next I wanted to stare with you a new video from The Royal Opera House, on the upcoming triple bill – Electric Counterpoint/New Scarlett/Carmen. Now for […]

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