Radetzky’s march? “It will be heard as written, without the out-of-time clapping from some of the audience.” Muti on Vienna without an audience
A list of Singers, Dancers, Actors, Writers, Directors who have left us during 2020.
A list of streaming events – operas and concerts – from Italy’s opera houses available over the coming weeks.
Dance programming for the festive period from companies all over the world are many: free, subscription and pay-per-view. Here are some that have caught my eye.
Fancy Nut Mix is an online benefit concert devised by American Ballet Theatre’s James Whiteside to raise money to provide dance floors to young dancers.
Following London’s move to Tier 4 status, The Royal Ballet has decided to cancel its stream of The Nutcracker on Tuesday 22 December.
In Russia, ballet classics are being performed without modification, with social distancing rules applying only to the audience. The reality of the situation is that many dancers are being quarantined, as recent reports from St Petersburg, Moscow and Taipei confirm.
Bayerisches Staatsballett is offering a free streaming programme with Swan Lake on 24-26 December 2020 and the premiere of the modern triple bill Paradigma on 4 January 2021.
English National Ballet School has announced that its Winter Showcase will premiere online (via its website, YouTube and Facebook channels) from Monday 21 December at 7.30pm GMT and be available for 30 days after that.
Several Royal Ballet dancers have taken up voluntary redundancy as part of the Royal Opera House restructure in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Korean labour commission pronounces “unfair dismissal” of dancer who went on holiday instead of following quarantine instructions.
The Paris Opera has postponed its reopening. Following new directives by the French government to contain Covid-19, it must remain closed.