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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montaño makes his debut in a Principal role

December 2, 2015

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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montaño makes his debut in a Principal role The Royal Ballet’s Colombian soloist Fernando Montaño was supported by the First Lady of Colombia, María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos on Friday, when he performed in his first principal role at Covent Garden in the Royal Ballet’s presentation of Frederick Ashton’s The Two […]

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season

April 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season Four World Premieres headline The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 season announcement. They are : a new production of Carmen by Carlos Acosta (though this is a one act ballet programmed alongside Liam Scarlett’s Viscera, Jerome Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky pas de deux), Liam Scarlett’s first full […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR 2012

April 6, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR 2012   COMPANY AND ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA SPLIT IN HALF TO PERFORM IN MID-SCALE VENUES ACROSS THE UK   Birmingham Royal Ballet continues with its policy of presenting its diverse repertory to the widest possible audience into 2012.  From May 8 – 16, the Company will once again split into […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions

March 14, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions Spring Passions – Daphnis and Chloë/The Two Pigeons Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum Tuesday, 13th March 2012 For every saucepan, there’s a lid. But how they became separated and what happens along the way, well, that’s a whole ballet.  So it is with The Two Pigeons. […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

January 27, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   David Bintley’s production of Hobson’s Choice A mixed bill Spring Passions   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 22 February to 3 March.  The Company will perform their […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM

January 18, 2012

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Media release: Wednesday 18 January 2012 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM Presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 17th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit the Town Hall website. For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to […]

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The Royal Opera House | The Frederick Ashton Foundation

October 8, 2011

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Saturday 8 October 2011 LAUNCH OF  FREDERICK ASHTON FOUNDATION The Frederick Ashton Foundation is launched today, with the principal aim of perpetuating the legacy and work of the distinguished English choreographer. The Frederick Ashton Foundation is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. It will be based at the Royal Opera House,Covent Garden. The […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet announces new season 2011-2012

March 25, 2011

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The new season is likely to be a very tough one for ballet companies as the Budget cuts begin to bite.  As each reveals it’s plans for the coming year it will be interesting to see which has the nerve to programme innovation and something exciting to lure cash-strapped audiences.  They’ve also got to factor […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natasha Oughtred, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

June 10, 2009

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natasha Oughtred, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

  Cupcakes & conversation with Natasha Oughtred, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet Please note – Natasha has been promoted to Principal since this interivew was published. Natasha will be dancing in The Two Pigeons at the Birmingham Hippodrome on June 18th at 2pm and 19th at 7.30pm and later in Galanteries, The Dance House and […]

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