Tag Archives: Kim Brandstrup

WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART

October 12, 2013

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART Following the successful launch of Genesis in Tokyo earlier this summer, Crystal Ballet announces that this, the Company’s innovative first production, is now widely available for download to personal portable devices. The 28 minute long film can […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky Russian Ballet Icons Gala and Dinner 2013   Grand annual gala to celebrate the life and work of the legendary dancer   The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2013, a grand gala evening dedicated to Vaslav Nijinsky will be held on the 10th March 2013 on the stage […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis

January 24, 2013

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Federico Bonelli as Actaeon and Marianela Nunez as Diana with her Nymphs in Diana and Actaeon. Photographer : Andrej Uspenski/Royal Opera House

Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis: A collaboration between The Royal Ballet and The National Gallery It’s not often that a book comes along that is so compelling that you find yourself totally absorbed within its pages for hours at a time. Titian | Metamorphosis is one such rarity. If you missed the Imagine : Dancing with Titian programme, […]

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The Royal Ballet | Britten Centenary at the Royal Opera House 2012/13

September 19, 2012

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BRITTEN CENTENARY AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 2012/13 The Royal Ballet will celebrate the centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth during the 2012/13 Season with exciting new productions. The Royal Ballet collaborates with Aldeburgh Festival and Dance East to present a new work by Kim Brandstrup set to Benjamin Britten’s Variations on a Theme of Frank […]

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Ballet News Previews : Imagine Dancing with Tititan

July 23, 2012

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Ballet News Previews : Imagine, Dancing with Tititan The Royal Ballet’s recent run of Metamorphosis : Titian 2012 is the subject of a documentary screened tomorrow evening as part of Imagine on BBC One. Going backstage to the start of the collaborative process instigated by out-going Artistic Director Monica Mason, the programme looks at each […]

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The Royal Ballet | Metamorphosis: Titian 2012

July 17, 2012

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The Royal Ballet | Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 Currently in rep at the Royal Opera House, Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 is a unique collaboration set up by the Royal Ballet’s out-going Artistic Director Monica Mason as a bold way of looking to the future of dance (though she is not actually ‘leaving’ and will return next season part time as a […]

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Leading international artists surprise in London 2012 Festival events across the UK

July 11, 2012

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Leading international artists surprise in London 2012 Festival events across the UK   10 July 2012 – Wayne McGregor, Compagnie Carabosse, Gilles Peterson, Sébastien Tellier, Shobana Jeyasingh, Hofesh Shechter, Kronos Quartet, Oscar Muñoz in unusual places; and Alan Ayckbourn, Jeremy Irons, Julie Walters, Tom Hiddleston, Richard Eyre, Soweto Kinch, Chris Ofili, Mark-Anthony Turnage, and Rachel […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET 2012/13 SEASON

March 14, 2012

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Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet, Photo : Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet 2012/13 season details   Six world premieres Two works new to the Company Classics including Swan Lake,      La Bayadère and The Nutcracker Other full-length ballets Mayerling,      Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland      and Onegin One act ballets by Balanchine, Fokine, McGregor, Nureyev, Robbins,      Scarlett and Wheeldon The Royal Ballet in Northern        […]

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Ballet Business | Dancing on paper

December 19, 2011

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Ballet Business| Dancing on paper | Choreography Central As part of the Ballet News Choreography Central series of in-depth features going backstage to find out who & what brings ballet to life, today’s subject answers the question : how do you write movement, in this case ballet, and what are the practical applications of being able to do so ? What is Benesh Movement Notation (BMN) ? […]

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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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National Dance Awards – Finalists announced

November 5, 2010

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THE 11th ANNUAL NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS FINALISTS OF NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS 2010 ANNOUNCED The finalists of the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2010 were announced today. The winners will be revealed on Monday 24 January 2011 at the awards ceremony in central London. The best male and best female dancer sections look particularly close this […]

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Royal Ballet to pay tribute to Dame Alicia Alonso

October 11, 2010

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ROYAL BALLET TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURY’S GREATEST BALLERINAS On Friday 15 October 2010, The Royal Ballet will pay tribute to Dame Alicia Alonso, Founder and Director of the Nacional Ballet de Cuba. Dame Alicia will celebrate her 90th birthday later in the year, and in a special acknowledgment of her outstanding […]

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BREAKING BALLET NEWS

October 5, 2010

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Invitus Invitam – Cast Change Leanne Benjamin and Edward Watson will be replacing Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg in Kim Brandstrup’s new ballet Invitus Invitam on Friday 15, Monday 18, Friday 22 and Saturday 30 October. This change to the casting is due to an old injury of Cojocaru’s which has flared up duing the […]

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Kim Brandstrup’s new ballet – Invitus Invitam

September 21, 2010

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As part of the Autumn season at The Royal Opera House, a quadruple bill comprising  La Valse | New Brandstrup | Winter Dreams | Theme & Variations  opens on Friday 15th October 2010.  If you booked tickets for this bill long before the name had been announced, you might like to know that Kim Brandstrup’s […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet 2010/2011 Season Announced

March 10, 2010

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It’s a Royal Ballet season with some sparkling highlights to look forward to – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Onegin (which will hopefully satisfy some ballerina’s hopes in terms of casting), and some productions which have already been seen during this current season – Cinderella, Les Patineurs, Tales of Beatrix Potter for example.  So a season of two halves perhaps, and very […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet Triple Bill reviewed – As One|Rushes – Fragments of a lost story|Infra

February 21, 2010

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As One|Rushes – Fragments of a lost story|Infra The Royal Ballet February 19th 2010 As a First Artist with the Royal Ballet company, Jonathan Watkins choreographed his first ballet for the main Covent Garden stage boldly using his colleagues from all ranks – including Principals. They in turn relished the chance to have a new work […]

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