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The Royal Ballet | Classic Ballet Box Set

The Royal Ballet |THE CLASSIC BALLETS BOX SET Newly released this month, this DVD includes : Swan Lake Marianela Núñez, Thiago Soares, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov The Nutcracker Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots, Ricardo Cervera, Artists of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: […]

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Carlos Acosta and Marianela Nunez in Scheherazade.  Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Carlos Acosta | Classical Selection

Carlos Acosta | Classical Selection @ the London Coliseum One of the greatest male dancers of his generation, Carlos Acosta returns to the London Coliseum for a limited run from Tuesday 30 July – Sunday 4 August 2013, with Classical Selection, a new show presenting highlights from Carlos’ career in celebration of the year of […]

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l-r : Jonathan Cope, Wendy Ellis Soames, Thiago Soares and Marianela Nunez  Photograph : Andrej Uspenski

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

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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The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker behind the scenes

The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker behind the scenes Ever wondered how the magic tricks are put together for The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker ? Wonder no more. Gary Avis, aka Drosselmeyer in last week’s live cinema relay, explains all. The Nutcracker: Tricks and illusions (The Royal Ballet) The behind the scenes preparations for a […]

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The Royal Ballet casting | Debuts during Winter 2012/13

The Royal Ballet casting debuts during Winter 2012/13 Following the recently announced company promotions, there are some notable debuts in place during the Winter season at The Royal Ballet, which covers the period between November 2012 and April 2013, so here are the dates and details for your diary.  Public booking opens on 17th October 2012. Please note that listing […]

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Ballet for Christmas | Happy Christmas everyone!

Ballet for Christmas – Happy Christmas! Happy Ballet Christmas everyone! Here are some of my favourite treats for the holidays.  Enjoy – and don’t forget to share !!! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was a big hit for The Royal Ballet and is now available on DVD starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae and Sergei Polunin. One of the best […]

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6 things you don’t know about Royal ballet weddings

6 things you don’t know about Royal ballet weddings To celebrate the wedding of HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Ballet News brings you 6 things you might not have associated with ballet including sparkling champagne bubbles, acres of tulle & tutus, flowers and of course, ballet! An underage wedding wasn’t always frowned upon in Royal […]

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The Royal Ballet : casting for new season

Following on from last night’s news about the new Royal Ballet season, I can now expand on the casting for the beginning of the season. Great to see Akane Takada tackling Aurora with Steven McRae in October – that’s one to book !  The Rojo/Acosta partnership is completely absent from Manon casting. Melissa Hamilton gets […]

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