Next week will see the sixth and final week of programming of New York City Ballet’s six-week digital spring season.
On Tuesday 26 May at 8pm EDT, NYCB will release George Balanchine’s Donizetti Variations with Ashley Bouder and Andrew Veyette.
On Tuesday 5 May at 8pm (EDT), New York City Ballet will release George Balanchine’s Rubies, led by Megan Fairchild, Gonzalo Garcia, and Mira Nadon.
On Friday 8 May at 8pm (EDT), NYCB will release Alexei Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH, featuring Sara Mearns, Tyler Angle, Ashley Bouder, Gonzalo Garcia, and Joaquin De Luz, and set to Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
The Philip Glass triple bill at Rome Opera Ballet showed off three very different choreographic styles to one composer’s music. Glass has a way of seducing the listener into his world —his music is guileful and hypnotising. The mainly minimalist component to his music results in there being a stronger connection with Vivaldi or Bach […]
The Boards of Directors of New York City Ballet (NYCB) and its affiliate training academy, the School of American Ballet (SAB), today announced the appointment of Jonathan Stafford, 38, as Artistic Director of NYCB and SAB, and Wendy Whelan, 51, as Associate Artistic Director of NYCB, establishing the esteemed former NYCB dancers, SAB alumni, and […]
Another Carmen? Well, yes, but there is a slightly different slant to this new production for the Rome Opera Ballet because Jiří Bubeníček has used Prosper Mérimée’s novella as his starting point, not Bizet’s opera. The ballet does, however, use Bizet’s music for the main part, which instantly removes originality from the score. Apart from […]
Beauty and the Beast – Birmingham Royal Ballet A cruel Prince, cursed to spend the rest of his life living in a fantastical castle with the animals he callously hunted, finds salvation in the heart of a beautiful girl. Caught stealing a single rose, Belle’s desperate father exchanges his youngest daughter’s freedom for his own life. […]
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker opens the ballet season at La Scala. The new production has sets and costumes by Italian designer Margherita Palli. 15 December 2018: Preview performance for young people 16, 19, 20, 29, 30 December 2018 3, 4, 10, 12 (2 perfs.), 15 January 2019 George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® Sets and costumes – […]
Nureyev is an important new documentary about Rudolf Nureyev’s extraordinary life which will be shown in cinemas around the UK from 25 September. BAFTA nominated directors Jacqui and David Morris have interviewed Nureyev’s colleagues from the dance world – Alla Osipenko, Ghislaine Thesmar, Dame Antoinette Sibley, Clement Crisp, Meredith Daneman – but sensibly don’t fill […]
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