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Ballet News Reviews | Lest We Forget | English National Ballet

April 3, 2014

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Artistic Director and principle dancer Tamara Rojo & Fabian Reimair from English National Ballet rehearse Akram Khan 's new work: Dust, as part of a program entitled 'Lest We Forget' in commemoration of the start of World War I, at The Barbican Centre, London on March 15, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Ballet News Reviews | Lest We Forget | English National Ballet Lest We Forget English National Ballet The Barbican, 2nd April 2014 Many evenings spent in the theatre are forgettable; either the music grates or the choreography is so-so. Not this one. Rarely, if ever, have I seen English National Ballet so together and, well, […]

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET

March 24, 2014

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET Serenade – George Balanchine Sweet Violets – Liam Scarlett DGV: Danse à grande vitesse – Christopher Wheeldon 14 – 26 May The ethereal choreography of George Balanchine’s atmospheric and emotionally subtle Serenade opens the Triple-Bill with a […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miles Gilliver, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 13, 2014

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Miles Gilliver by Ty Singleton

Cupcakes & Conversation with Miles Gilliver, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The excitement of what opportunities the new week will bring, and knowing that I get to do what I love for a living in such an inspiring environment. And fair bit of coffee! If ballet chose […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gloria|Rhapsody|Tetractys – The Art of Fugue in pictures

February 18, 2014

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Sarah Lamb in Gloria. Photograph Bill Cooper, courtesy ROH

The Royal Ballet’s Gloria|Rhapsody|Tetractys – The Art of Fugue in pictures The Royal Ballet’s recent triple bill included notable debuts from James Hay and Francesca Hayward in Rhapsody, as well as a world premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Tetractys -  The Art of Fugue. Here’s a photographic record of the performances.      

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The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova as Giselle

January 20, 2014

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Natalia Osipova as Giselle. © ROH / Bill Cooper 2013

The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova & Carlos Acosta in Giselle Natalia Osipova, now a Principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, has danced the title role in Giselle before – notably with the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky Ballet. Here was her debut with The Royal Ballet, with Carlos Acosta as Albrecht.         […]

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The Royal Ballet Edited Highlights | January – May 2014

January 12, 2014

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The Royal Ballet | Edited Highlights January – May 2014 A chance to see Natalia Osipova and Matthew Golding in role debuts at the Royal Opera House Northern Ballet brings a mixed programme to the Linbury Studio Theatre THE SLEEPING BEAUTY MARIUS PETIPA Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov 22 February 1.30pm and 7pm / 26, 27 February […]

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MATTHEW GOLDING TO JOIN THE ROYAL BALLET

September 24, 2013

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MATTHEW GOLDING TO JOIN THE ROYAL BALLET   Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, announced today that Matthew Golding is to join the Company as a Principal in February 2014. His first performance will be on 27 March dancing alongside Natalia Osipova in The Sleeping Beauty.   Matthew is currently a Principal dancer with […]

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The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella: Alexei Ratmansky tackles romance and redemption in a lavish new production

July 1, 2013

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Leanne Stojmenov. Photography Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella This stunning production will have its world premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne from 17 September for 14 performances, before travelling to the Sydney Opera House on 29 November. This is the second time Ratmansky has worked with The Australian Ballet. In 2009, he created Scuola di ballo as part of the […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Nancy Osbaldeston, Artist, English National Ballet

June 19, 2013

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Nancy Osbaldeston (c) Photography by ASH for the image www photographybyASH

Cupcakes & Conversation with Nancy Osbaldeston, Artist, English National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Knowing I get paid to do what I love for a living. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? I would say […]

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Ballet News Limited Edition Collection

May 6, 2013

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Ballet News Limited Edition Collection | No.2 For my second collection of exclusive illustrations by Berenice Bercelli I have chosen drawings focusing on famous pas de deux’s that highlight some of the defining ballet moments so far during 2013. These illustrations are not prints – they are handmade and come in limited numbers, so it’s essential to […]

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Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season

April 8, 2013

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Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season

Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet in the 2013/14 Season. Her first performances will be as Juliet in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet with Carlos Acosta. This follows a guest slot during the run of Swan Lake, also with Acosta. Director of The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare said “I’m delighted […]

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Win Natalia Osipova’s Signed Pointe Shoes

April 5, 2013

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Natalia Osipova photograph : Helen Maybanks

Win Natalia Osipova’s Signed Pointe Shoes Would you like to be in with a rare chance of winning a pair of Natalia Osipova’s signed pointe shoes ? With her partner Ivan Vasiliev, Osipova has thrilled audiences on tour with The Mikhailovsky Ballet recently, dancing in Giselle, Don Quixote and Laurencia, when this photograph was taken. […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Mikhailovsky Ballet | Laurencia

April 2, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | The Mikhailovsky Ballet | Laurencia Laurencia The Mikhailovsky Ballet London Coliseum Tuesday, 2nd April 2013 Laurencia is Mikhail Messerer’s production based on Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna. It’s a short ballet – less than 2 hours including the interval – and it fairly zips along. It felt a little flat after […]

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Happy Ballet Easter

March 31, 2013

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Happy Ballet Easter Happy Easter Ballet Newsers! If you have time over the holidays you might like to follow some of these links to features that perhaps you missed over the last week or so. First of all, there is Andre Uspenski’s wonderful photography book charting the dancer’s day at The Royal Ballet. Then there […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Mikhailovsky Ballet, Don Quixote

March 31, 2013

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Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in Don Quixote © The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Ballet News Reviews | The Mikhailovsky Ballet, Don Quixote Don Quixote The Mikhailovsky Ballet Saturday 30th March 2013 London Coliseum Unadulterated happiness. That’s what you get from Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev. From the first hint of a castanet their effervescence and enthusiasm draws in the audience and it’s infectious. They are so accomplished, so suited […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Mikhailovsky Ballet, Giselle

March 26, 2013

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Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in Giselle © The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Ballet News Reviews | The Mikhailovsky Ballet, Giselle Giselle, ou Les Wilis The Mikhailovsky Ballet Tuesday 26th March 2013 London Coliseum What a night. One of those rarer-than-hens-teeth nights in the theatre when you’re transported into the ballet and time stands still. The sets for the Mikhailovsky Ballet’s Giselle are beautiful – first rustic and […]

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

March 25, 2013

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Claire Calvert Photograph : Andrej Uspenski

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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Mikhailovsky Ballet’s London Tour | Casting

January 13, 2013

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Mikhailovsky Ballet’s London Tour | Casting

Mikhailovsky Ballet’s London Tour | Casting The Mikhailovsky Ballet begin an international tour to London on 26th March, at the London Coliseum. Casting is always subject to change but has been announced as follows : Giselle 26, 27, 28, 29 March 7.30pm Tue 26 Mar Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev Wed 27 Mar Polina Semionova, Marcelo Gomes Thu […]

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The Australian Ballet | Osipova & Vasiliev to dance Don Quixote

December 18, 2012

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Lana Jones and Daniel Gaudiello. Photo by Georges Antoni.

Don Quixote: A bravura classic with Spanish va-voom An aging knight, two fiery lovers, some gypsies and a whole lot of fun The Australian Ballet begins a year of masterpieces with a joyous, Spanish-flavoured ballet packed with tutus and lively dancing. Full of infectious charm and dynamic performances, Don Quixote is both a favourite of the dancers […]

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The Mikhailovsky Ballet | London Tour announced

August 6, 2012

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The Mikhailovsky Ballet | London Tour announced   The Mikhailovsky Ballet will be touring to London next Spring. The company boasts an impressive roster of dancers including Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. Between March and April 2013 they will present a two week tour, with a programme including Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Multiplicity. Forms of […]

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