Our program The Dream, a bill of three ballets by Frederick Ashton, has three distinct moods, a rich history and a few surprises in store. Here are eight fascinating facts about the ballets and the artists involved in them. 1) … Continue reading ?
Luke Marchant is one of the dancers cast as Bottom, the “rude mechanical” transformed into a donkey in Frederick Ashton’s The Dream. He tells Rose Mulready what it’s like training en pointe for the role. RM: How did you begin … Continue reading ?
SHAKESPEARE EN POINTE The Bard’s magical comedy, with its lovers and sprites, tiffs and crushes, is a natural for dance. ASHTON One of the greats of 20th-century ballet, Frederick Ashton almost single-handedly created the English classical style: playful, subtle and … Continue reading ?
"Scenes de Ballet," "Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan," "Symphonic Variations," "A Month in the Country" Choreographer: Frederick Ashton The Royal Ballet Royal Opera House, Covent Garden London, UK 18 October – 14 November 2014 by Judith Cruikshank copyright 2014 by Judith Cruikshank An evening of Ashton. Show More Summary
The Royal Ballet is currently celebrating English style in ballet, with a mixed programme of some of Frederick Ashton’s most iconic works, including the abstract... The post Ashton Mixed Bill: A Photo Gallery appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
Pictured are SGA advisor Mr. Ted Ward and SGA members (from the left) Aylin Solis, Ana Nolasco, Maria Komissovskaya, Xanay Ogbuen, Sarah Briggs, Ashton Harbin, Lauren Callihan, Olivia Harbin, and Meredith Frederick. The Peachtree Charter...Show More Summary
An extremely rare 1946 BBC telecast of an excerpt from Frederick Ashton's Façade, featuring Ashton, Margot Fonteyn, and Robert Helpmann....
"Sylvia" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY June 25, 2013 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2013 by Carol Pardo Frederick Ashton’s "Sylvia" is built around its ballerina. Sylvia is, by turns an impudent and independent...Show More Summary
Sir Frederick Ashton's Sylvia opened the seventh week of ABT's season at the Met Opera House. Created in 1952 to the glorious music by Léo Delibes with original designs by Robin and Christopher Ironside, Sylvia was a spectacular vehicle for...
A rare kinescope of Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan dancing the drag roles of Cinderella's ugly sisters in the 1957...
Frederick Ashton was one of the truly great choreographers of the twentieth century, and the Royal Ballet pays tribute to his genius in this five-strong mixed bill that demonstrates the sheer variety of his work, and reveals the manShow More Summary
Frederick Ashton tribute features one of the greatest dance works of the 20th century Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 08:09 ON Thu 5 Jul 2012 What you need to know The Royal Ballet's latest triple bill is a tribute to Frederick Ashton, founding choreographer of The Royal Ballet. Show More Summary
Haglund spent all Saturday in Dream World - not the porn house in Midtown - but rather, at Frederick Ashton's perfectly wonderful ballet, The Dream. The afternoon cast of Gillian Murphy, David Hallberg, and Craig Salstein was terrific. Murphy's Titania...
ABT delved into The Dream tonight with the first of a measly four performance run of Frederick Ashton's treasure. It was all very enjoyable even though not everyone's performance was at the same high level as Herman Cornejo's Puck. Herman's...
The Royal Ballet’s production of Frederick Ashton’s “Fille Mal Gardée” was broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in London. Viewers all around the world shared their delight.
Birmingham Royal Ballet are back at London’s Coliseum for their annual Spring season. Tonight’s performance is particularly special as it sees leading man Robert Parker officially retiring from London stages in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Two Pigeons. Distinguished by his pure English style and fabulous acting skills, Parker had many roles created on him, notably [...]
In his first appearance with the Royal Ballet, Mr. Gomes will dance the role of Oberon in Frederick Ashton's "The Dream" opposite Alina Cojocaru.
Return of the Masters offers the chance to see three ballets by some of the world’s most esteemed choreographers: Sir Frederick Ashton, Sir Kenneth MacMillan and Jerome Robbins. Here are some beautiful photos of Houston Ballet dancers in each of the pieces. You still have time to come see Return of the Masters through September [...]
Houston Ballet will kick off the 2011-2012 season with Return of the Masters, a program showcasing three stunning works that have been absent from our repertoire for too long! We’re thrilled to bring back Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs, Jerome Robbins’s In the Night and Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Song of the Earth. Artistic Director Stanton [...]
Here are some curtain call photos of the recent London performance of Frederick Ashton’s Romeo and Juliet, performed by Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. My friend was there and nicely sent me his photos. He says Alban Lendorf (above, in … Continue reading ?