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The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance 2014

July 18, 2014

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A Sweet Spell of Oblivion by David Dawson. Giulia Frosi and Edivaldo Souza Da Silva. Photograph by Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance 2014 Last weekend The Royal Ballet School performed their annual matinee show on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, including the famously fantastic Grand Défilé.  

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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Marianela Nuñez to perform The Dying Swan

January 15, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Marianela Nuñez to perform The Dying Swan On February 18th from 6.30pm a new film, Madam and The Dying Swan (a tribute to Dame Ninette de Valois) will be screened in the Linbury Studio at The Royal Opera House. The film covers the history of The Dying Swan solo, which de Valois […]

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Ballet Gala | A DREAM OF AFRICA 2012

September 3, 2012

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A DREAM OF AFRICA 2012 Annual Ashanti Gala Presents Three World Premieres   Three specially created new ballets by Daniel Jones, Erico Montes and Nancy Osbaldeston will spearhead the fifth annual Dream of Africa Gala evening on September 30, in which Royal Ballet and English National Ballet dancers give their support to Ghanaian charity Ashanti […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Russian Ballet Icons Gala

March 9, 2012

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala London Coliseum Sunday 4th March 2012 What a night. The thing about this Gala series is that you don’t get standard gala fare – Don Quixote, Swan Lake etc,. Galas can present the kind of difficulties that you don’t find in the standard repertory and arise out of a lack of rehearsal […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala – A tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 27, 2011

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Rehearsal of Sinatra Variations Tatyana Gorokhova, Igor Zelensky Photograph © 2011 Daniel Paul Jones Russian Ballet Icons Gala Tribute to Galina Ulanova London Coliseum 15th May 2011 Most of the audience (and the performers who are mostly students of students) hadn’t see Galina Sergeevna Ulanova dance live as this is just over the 100th anniversary […]

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National Ballet of Canada : MAD HOT Wonderland Gala Repertoire Announced

May 24, 2011

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  MAD HOT Wonderland Gala Repertoire Announced Features Excerpts from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Greta Hodgkinson Debuts in Dying Swan May 20, 2011… Artistic Director Karen Kain today announced the repertoire for MAD HOT Wonderland, The National Ballet of Canada’s annual million-dollar fundraising gala on June 21, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala at the London Coliseum – full casting

May 12, 2011

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 will bring together a dazzling cast of dancers and leading figures from the world of ballet. Arts promoters Ensemble Productions are proud to present this unique evening – believed to be the only centenary celebration of Galina’s life and the work taking place outside Russia of this scale – […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 6, 2011

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Galina Ulanova Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 – Galina Ulanova 100 anniversary A gala performance marking the centenary of the birth of legendary Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova will be held on 15th May at the London Coliseum, home of the English National Ballet. Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 will […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet Principal Sarah Lamb @ MOVE IT!

March 14, 2010

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Sarah Lamb dances The Dying Swan Photography throughout :  Tim Cross Yesterday afternoon at the MOVE IT! show in London’s Kensington Olympia, amid much eager anticipation from the sizeable crowd, Royal Ballet Principal Sarah Lamb took to the stage and danced The Dying Swan solo. The stage floor had not been swept beforehand, and it did look […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet’s Carlos Acosta and The Dying Swan

July 1, 2009

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Photo : Johan Persson Regular readers will already be aware of this upcoming show. However, I promised you some news. Did you groan at the prospect of seeing another Dying Swan in the programme ? Thought you’d seen it all before ? Close, but no cigar. Ballet superstar Carlos Acosta Rather like Ida, the 47 […]

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Ballet NEWS | Swan Lake – A dress to die for

May 30, 2009

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I would just like to highlight this article about a Chanel couture tutu which has been made for Elena Glurdjidze,for her performances of The Dying Swan, in today’s Guardian magazine. Elena is a senior principal dancer with English National Ballet. Performance details are listed at the end of the article by Jess Cartner-Morley.

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Carlos Acosta and Guest Artists – programme details for July shows

April 29, 2009

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Carlos Acosta and friends

Photo credit : Johan Persson Very exciting news about the July shows, with new repertoire. We have : Arionel Vargas and Begona Cao from English National Ballet – performing Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes accompanied by Rachmaninoff’s score and Derek Deane’s Summertime Miguel Altunaga from Rambert – performing a new piece choreographed by Acosta Veronica Corveas […]

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