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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation

March 25, 2014

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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation Introduction Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership […]

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The Space aims to re-launch in Spring/Summer 2014

October 8, 2013

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The Space aims to re-launch in Spring/Summer 2014 The Space, the experimental digital arts service developed by Arts Council England and the BBC, is applying to the BBC Trust for approval to be re-launched in Spring/Summer 2014 as a dynamic new space for artists and audiences to invent and explore brilliant digital art. In a […]

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The Royal Ballet | Tony Hall appointed Director-General of the BBC

November 22, 2012

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The Royal Ballet | Tony Hall appointed Director-General of the BBC Following today’s announcement by the BBC Trust regarding the appointment of Tony Hall as the next Director-General of the BBC, Simon Robey, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Royal Opera House, has made the following statement: “I was not surprised when the BBC turned to Tony […]

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Derry~Londonderry launches first UK City of Culture Programme

October 25, 2012

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Derry~Londonderry launches first UK City of Culture Programme to include The Royal Ballet The programme for Derry~Londonderry 2013, the UK’s first City of Culture, was announced today. Derry~Londonderry in Northern Ireland will play host to a world-class programme which includes the Turner Prize presented outside England for the first time; a new commission by the […]

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The Royal Ballet announces Kevin O’Hare as new director

June 14, 2011

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KEVIN O’HARE APPOINTED NEW DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET PRESS RELEASE 14 June 2011, 10.30AM   Simon Robey, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Opera House, announced today the appointment of Kevin O’Hare as Director of The Royal Ballet following the retirement of Dame Monica Mason in July 2012. Kevin O’Hare has […]

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The Royal Ballet Season details for 2011/12

April 13, 2011

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Today The Royal Ballet has announced it’s plans for Monica Mason’s final season as Artistic Director. Since 1987 Mason has been involved with the direction of the company to some degree, first as Anthony Dowell’s assistant, then Assistant Director, though Acting Director and finally in December 2002 as Director.  This year we have been told that there is […]

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Leading artists from around the world head up first commissions for the London 2012 Festival

December 7, 2010

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Today an announcement from The Royal Opera House heralds the first group of commissions and special projects for the London 2012 Festival – and The Royal Ballet are included. Please see attached iPad painting created specially for today’s announcement by David Hockney. His exhibition will be at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2012. Sent […]

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The Royal Ballet to perform at the O2 next year

November 25, 2010

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE WORLD FAMOUS ROYAL BALLET PERFORMS THE WORLD’S GREATEST LOVE STORY AT THE O2 The Royal Ballet is thrilled to announce that it will dance a unique production of Romeo and Juliet at The O2 arena in June 2011. It will be the first time the world-renowned ballet company has danced in […]

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