There’s been heated disagreement over the past week about what’s right and wrong. Is the rocket-propelled ex-Bolshoi enfant terrible Ivan Vasiliev ‘right’ for Swan Lake? Is English National Ballet right… Read more The post Let the wrong one in appeared first on The Spectator.
What could be cuter than turning a Moomin book into a ballet? At Finnish National Opera they are rehearsing a new ballet of Moomin and the Comet, based on the classic children's book by Tove Jansson. Ananadah Kononen is choreographing, music is by Panu Aaltio. Show More Summary
They circled overhead in a gathering white cloud swirling with energy, then dropped from the sky like large snowflakes, coming to rest on a nearby pond.
“Symphonic Dances,” “The Cage,” “Andantino,” “Cortège Hongrois” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY January 30, 2015 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2015 by Marianne Adams Besides the music composers’ national origin,...Show More Summary
Maia Makhateli, principal with the Dutch National Ballet, comes from a true dance family. Her father runs a ballet school in the United States and... The post An Interview With DNB Principal Maia Makhateli appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
Best Super Bowl commercial featured the handsome Ballet Arizona in a 30-second spot for First National Bank of Arizona. –––––––––– Thanks to the sharp-eyed Haglund'eeler, Dave, who alerted us to this Day in Her Life feature in Elle (on line)...
To kick off London’s 2015 ballet season, English National Ballet brought its production of Swan Lake back to the Coliseum. Nowadays, it is not surprising to find... The post English National Ballet: Swan Lake at the Coliseum appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
The festival will begin July 6 with an orchestra playing some of Danny Elfman’s film scores; the National Ballet of China and the Cleveland Orchestra will also perform.
Delicacy, dynamism and a show-stealing villain.
ENB’s Nutcracker season is drawing to a close, with the final performances scheduled for this Sunday, 4 January. Last month, we dropped by the... The post Nutcracker at English National Ballet appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
The Nutcracker, English National Ballet, until 4 Jan The Little Match Girl, Lilian Baylis Studio, until 4 Jan Edward Scissorhands, Sadler’s Wells, until 11 Jan Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Ballet, until 16 Jan The Mad Hatter’s… Continue reading The post The best (and worst) of ballet and dance over Christmas appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The Nutcracker is enchanting for all.
The National Ballet of Canada is paving the way for a new era of narrative ballet—and taking their performances to new frontiers. Nijinsky is not your typical ballet. It’s a dark and haunting portrayal of one of history’s most lauded ballet dancers and his descent into madness. Show More Summary
This weekend: A beer festival, ballet inside the National Gallery of Art, a food drive by bike, and more. [ more › ]