A special live-streamed performance tonight, Friday 13 November at 7.30pm GMT of the gala The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage, will be available through The Royal Opera House site for the next 30 days.
Plácido Domingo has cancelled his Italian commitments in November due to a health problem that have arisen in the last few hours.
The Royal Opera House has announced a series of live performance broadcasts, together with some repertory favourites from both The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, throughout the November lockdown period.
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, has announced that the remaining 2020/21 season will be cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eleonora Abbagnato and Cuban dancer Javier Rojas Hernandez star in a reworked version of Giuliano Peparini’s 4 stagioni (Four Seasons), a Covid-safe dance work originally created for Rome Opera Ballet.
The Board of Directors of Teatro alla Scala met today and, due to the current epidemiological situation and the continually tightening regulatory framework, has decided to cancel the planned opening of the 2020-2021 season at the opera house.
English National Ballet’s on-demand video platform, ENB at Home, launches today. It offers two services, Ballet on Demand which features world-class ballet productions available to rent for 72 hour periods; and BalletActive, which offers a variety of ballet-based classes, available by subscription.
Interviews with 3 Royal Ballet principals: Nuñez, Cuthbertson, Naghdi. While in lockdown I talked to these three jewels in The Royal Ballet’s crown. Using the luxury of not having print column inches to respect, we were able to chat, and chat… and chat.
How were dancer Sergio Bernal and choreographer Ricardo Cué to know that their plans to form a new company would coincide with a global pandemic. A company based in Madrid too, one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots.
The idea of a Sergio Bernal Dance Company began to form last year, and Bernal left his position as principal dancer with the Spanish National Ballet. In August during the summer festival at the Teatro Auditorio San Lorenzo de El Escorial in Madrid
World Ballet Day 2020 on 29 October, will be the biggest ever celebration of global dance with 40 dance companies participating in this year’s live streamed event.
Dear President Conte,
While I understand your difficult responsibilities in this long and tragic period for our country, and with the paramount necessity to safeguard the health of our fellow citizens, I feel the need to make a heartfelt appeal to you.
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, has announced that from tomorrow until (at least) the 24 November all theatres and concert halls will close. This is due to the rapidly escalating numbers of coronavirus cases in the country.