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The Royal Danish Ballet in London

January 10, 2015

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Gudrun Bojesen as the Sylph from La Sylphide photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Royal Danish Ballet in London The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals arrived in London this week for a tiny number of performances at the Peacock Theatre. They danced extracts from La Sylphide and Napoli as well as other works by August Bournonville, choreographer and ballet master from the 19th century who created more […]

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The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals -Bournonville Celebration

November 27, 2014

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The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals -Bournonville Celebration   9th & 10th January, 2015                               Peacock Theatre   Ten years since The Royal Danish Ballet’s last visit to Sadler’s Wells, principals and soloists from this internationally renowned company perform a programme featuring excerpts from works by August Bournonville, the acclaimed 19th century Royal Danish Ballet choreographer and ballet master […]

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Ballet on Halloween | Shoes, Style and Shivers

October 28, 2011

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Ballet on Halloween – treats, style, shoes & ballet!   The folklore surrounding the annual Halloween celebration, on October 31st, links it to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which roughly means ‘summer’s end’ though it’s origins have also been associated with the Roman feast of Pomona (goddess of fruits and seeds).  The name itself, Halloween, is a Scottish vaiant […]

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