Tag Archives: Miyako Yoshida

The Royal Ballet | Classic Ballet Box Set

September 19, 2013

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The Royal Ballet |THE CLASSIC BALLETS BOX SET Newly released this month, this DVD includes : Swan Lake Marianela Núñez, Thiago Soares, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov The Nutcracker Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots, Ricardo Cervera, Artists of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Dancers – Behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet

March 25, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Dancers – Behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet There are, from my experience as a commissioning editor, just a couple of exceptional ballet photographers. I can count them on the fingers of one hand and I’d still be able to pour the tea. By exceptional I mean a photographer who goes beyond the capabilities of their camera, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet

July 4, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? To remind myself that I have my body to dance and that I have supportive family who understand me living with my dream job makes me feel thankful and motivated. It makes me think “Let’s enjoy dancing while […]

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Ballet for Christmas | Happy Christmas everyone!

December 5, 2011

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Ballet for Christmas – Happy Christmas! Happy Ballet Christmas everyone! Here are some of my favourite treats for the holidays.  Enjoy – and don’t forget to share !!! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was a big hit for The Royal Ballet and is now available on DVD starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae and Sergei Polunin. One of the best […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | La Fille mal gardée

October 21, 2011

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Birmingham Royal Ballet |La Fille mal gardée  Sadlers Wells, London Thursday, 20th October 2011 The Wayward Daughter (the Fille of the title) with a very strong will; that’s what you have with Nao Sakuma as Lise. This is the oldest ballet still in existance, and these performances by Birmingham Royal Ballet are dedicated to the […]

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The Royal Ballet | new DVD release

October 14, 2011

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The Royal Ballet releases a trio of Ashton works on DVD From October 31st, and just in time for Christmas presents, Opus Arte release three of Fredrick Ashton’s ballet’s : Les Patineurs/Scènes de ballet/Divertissements. The Divertissements include Darcey Bussell, Carlos Acosta, Leanne Benjamin, Tamara Rojo, Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae & Jonathan Cope.

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TRIUMPHS IN JAPAN DURING ITS RECENT INTERNATIONAL TOUR

June 6, 2011

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Media release: Monday 6 June 2011 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TRIUMPHS IN JAPAN DURING ITS RECENT INTERNATIONAL TOUR FUNDRAISING GALA IN TOKYO RAISES IN EXCESS OF £10,000 As some art industry stars from across the world continue to cancel or postpone tours to Japan, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s international tour went ahead as planned and performances of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Marr, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

June 1, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Marr, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Working off my Sunday roast! Why ballet? Ballet is a beautiful and challenging way of expressing yourself. What are you looking forward to dancing this year? David Bintley’s Carmina Burana. Who would you most like to dance […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s INTERNATIONAL Tour to Japan May 2011 with Guests Miyako Yoshida & Tamara Rojo

April 14, 2011

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BirminghamRoyal Ballet’S INTERNATIONAL Tour to Japan IN MAY 2011                Fundraising performance on 17 May in Tokyo for the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief   The company will perform Peter Wright’s The Sleeping Beauty and Frederick Ashton’s Daphnis and Chloë and The Dream         At certain performances Miyako Yoshida will guest in The Dream […]

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The Royal Ballet : Japan Tsunami Appeal Concert

March 18, 2011

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JAPAN TSUNAMI APPEAL CONCERT Sunday 20 March 4pm LINBURY STUDIO THEATRE Concert performance in aid of the Japan Tsunami Appeal, with former Principal Guest Artist of The Royal Ballet Miyako Yoshida and friends, including: Yuhui Choe, Valeri Hristov, Hikaru Kobayashi, Ryoichi Hirano, Kenta Kura*, Akane Takada*, and students from the Royal Academy of Music. Tickets: […]

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Designs on Dance

October 1, 2010

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Recently I highlighted a new exhibition of designer Paul Smith’s portraits of Royal Ballet Principal dancers. Here are all of the images in the collection – enjoy ! So, do you have a favourite ? Do you like the way that the dancers are portrayed here or do you like to see dance poses ? […]

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The Royal Ballet – new Nutcracker release

August 19, 2010

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I wanted to tell you about a new release of The Nutcracker, by The Royal Ballet.  I know – you might be groaning already – who needs another Nutcracker, right ?  Well, with the wonderful (and now retired) Miyako Yoshida, partnered by the equally wonderful Steven McRae, and also starring Ricardo Cervera & Gary Avis […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet cast changes

February 17, 2010

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17 FEBRUARY 2009 THE ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL CAST CHANGES BOOKING PERIOD 2/3 ROMEO AND JULIET Saturday 6 March (evening) Edward Watson will be replacing Federico Bonelli in the role of Romeo to partner Mara Galeazzi in the role of Juliet. Friday 12 March & Tuesday 16 March Tamara Rojo will be replacing Lauren Cuthbertson in […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Elena Glurdjidze, Maria Engel, Royal Ballet dancers Darcey Bussell & Miyako Yoshida

November 27, 2009

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Elena Glurdjidze, Maria Engel, Royal Ballet dancers Darcey Bussell & Miyako Yoshida

THE NUTCRACKER Please don’t forget that the exclusive competition I’ve been running in association with English National Ballet to win a pair of tickets to The Nutcracker this Christmas, as well as a pair of pointe shoes signed by Senior Principal Dancer Elena Glurdjidze, closes on Sunday 6th December 2009 at midnight GMT. Photo: Annabel […]

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