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The Royal Ballet’s Vadim Muntagirov Talks Ballet

November 25, 2015

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Vadim Muntagirov flies through the air on the ballet stage

The Royal Ballet Principal Vadim Muntagirov Talks ….. Ballet I’ve been following the career of Vadim Muntagirov since he joined English National Ballet and quickly rose through the ranks to form a starry partnership with established Senior Principal Daria Klimentova. Now Klimentova has retired from dancing and teaches at The Royal Ballet School, and Muntagirov […]

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum

July 28, 2015

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum   TWO EXTRA AND FINAL SWAN LAKE PERFORMANCES ANNOUNCED THE BEST-SELLING SHOW AT THE LONDON COLISEUM THIS SUMMER Due to continued overwhelming demand, The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has today announced that it will extend its run at the London Coliseum this August […]

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015

June 23, 2015

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015 FIVE EXTRA PERFORMANCES OF SWAN LAKE ADDED 13-23 August   The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has announced that it will extend its run at London’s Coliseum this August 2015 for the second time, adding a further five extra performances of Swan Lake. […]

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World Ballet Day | What you’ll see

September 24, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

World Ballet Day | What you’ll see THE ROYAL BALLET OPENS ITS ‘VIRTUAL DOORS’ FOR AN INSIDE VIEW OF THE WORKING DAY AS PART OF A GLOBAL FIRST: WORLD BALLET DAY ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of […]

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Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures

March 10, 2014

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Marianela Nunez & Thiago Soares photographed by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures Yesterday saw the Russian Ballet Icons Gala take place in London. These photographs of dancers such as Alina Cojocaru, Sergei Polunin, Marianela Nunez and Igor Zelensky were taken during the rehearsal.                                      

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Ballet News Reviews | Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake

February 25, 2014

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Artistic Director and Lead Principal dancer of English National Ballet, in her dressing room preparing to dance the dual role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Tamara Rojo - (C) BBC - Photographer: Arnaud Stephenson

Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake Why is Swan Lake still being danced more than 100 years after it was created ? What is its appeal for audiences and for dancers of today ? These are some of the questions that Tamara Rojo, Principal dancer and Artisitc Director of English National Ballet, attempts to […]

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 | Casting

February 12, 2014

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 Just announced, the dancers taking part in this years Russian Ballet Icons Gala, on March 9th at the London Coliseum are as follows (subject to change) : Timur Askerov Silvia Azzoni Alina Cojacaru Mathew Golding Dmitry Gruzdev Dmitri Gudanov Daria Klimentova Johan Kobborg Ekaterina Krysasnova Vyacheslav Lopatin Vadim Muntagirov Marianela […]

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VADIM MUNTAGIROV TO JOIN THE ROYAL BALLET AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER

January 27, 2014

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Vadim Muntagirov flies through the air on the ballet stage

VADIM MUNTAGIROV TO JOIN THE ROYAL BALLET AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER  Vadim Muntagirov will join The Royal Ballet as a Principal Dancer on 24 February.   Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet said “I was delighted when Vadim approached me about the possibility of joining The Royal Ballet. Since graduating from The Royal Ballet […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

January 10, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire As stories go, Le Corsaire isn’t one you’d want to dwell on. At its core, the message isn’t a pleasant one to dwell on, even if it is supposed to be make-believe. However, staging this new production by Anna-Marie Holmes for English National Ballet has its […]

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English National Ballet | Romeo & Juliet Principal Casting

January 8, 2014

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English National Ballet | Romeo & Juliet Principal Casting It has already been announced that Carlos Acosta will partner Tamara Rojo for certain performances of English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. Additionally, Friedemann Vogel will join the Company as a Guest Artist partnering Lead Principal Alina Cojocaru. Here is the Principal casting : 11 Jun 2014 Tamara […]

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MEN IN MOTION RETURN FOR TWO PERFORMANCES

November 20, 2013

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MEN IN MOTION RETURN FOR TWO PERFORMANCES AT THE LONDON COLISEUM January 2014 sees the return of the innovative show – Men In Motion, the brainchild of former Royal Ballet Principal, Ivan Putrov.  The show will return for two nights only at the London Coliseum with a new cast. Following in the footsteps of the […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2

October 17, 2013

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire. Photograph: Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2 If you missed the first look feature on English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire which opens tonight in Milton Keynes, please follow the link. Here is the second instalment.  

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First Look @ English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

October 17, 2013

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Le Corsaire. English National Ballet. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

First Look @ English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire Opening tonight in Milton Keynes, here’s a preview of English National Ballet’s brand new production of Le Corsaire.  

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART

October 12, 2013

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART Following the successful launch of Genesis in Tokyo earlier this summer, Crystal Ballet announces that this, the Company’s innovative first production, is now widely available for download to personal portable devices. The 28 minute long film can […]

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire

July 31, 2013

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Le Corsaire

English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire Principal casting is today announced for English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire (The Pirate) which premieres in Milton Keynes on 17 October 2013.  The production will then tour to Southampton, Oxford, Bristol, London and Manchester. Full details as follows:   Milton Keynes Thursday […]

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English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival

July 18, 2013

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Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace

English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival Last week, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace, English National Ballet performed for The Queen at the Coronation Festival Gala. The Festival was organised by the Royal Warrant Holders Association, whose members supply goods or services to The Queen, her husband or her eldest son. The Queen’s Coronation […]

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English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace

July 13, 2013

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Picture by Ashley Bingham. Picture taken at the Coroation Festival. Buckingham Palace,

English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace On Friday night English National Ballet performed Tempus, a newly commissioned piece by George Williamson for the Coronation Festival Gala, held in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace. The Festival was arranged by the Royal Warrant Holders; companies who have supplied the Queen, her husband or her eldest son for at […]

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures

June 14, 2013

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures If you’re heading to see English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming weeks, here’s a taster of what you may see. The casting is available here if you’d like to choose which dancers to see. You can see more photos and […]

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev

June 4, 2013

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev   A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev London Coliseum 25-27 July 2013 Petrushka by Michel Fokine Song of a Wayfarer by Maurice Béjart Nureyev’s Raymonda Act III by Rudolf Nureyev   Principal casting is today announced for A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev which […]

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Alina’s Gala | Ballet News auctions Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes

May 13, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru's pointe shoes signed by Alina and dancers from her Gala Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Alina’s Gala | Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes auctioned for her charity, Hospices of Hope Only Alina Cojocaru could open her Gala with the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty. The music alone sends shivers of fear into the most professional of professional ballet dancers : not Cojocaru. Her supreme technicality aided by wonderfully smooth partnering from […]

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