JOYOUS is my verdict on Coppelia by the Royal Ballet from the Royal Opera House live stream on 10th December 2019.
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Review of Don Quixote by the Royal Ballet, streamed from the Royal Opera House, 19th Feb 2019
Following the first production of La Bayadere the Petersburg Gazette wrote of choreographer Marius Petipa, “Watching the new ballet, one is just astonished at the inexhaustible imagination our ballet master possesses. All the dances are marked with freshness and colour, novelty in the groupings, richness of invention, intelligence of story and coordination with the place […]
This is certainly not a ballet to watch if you need cheering up! But if you want to see a tormented protagonist, an anguished set of mistresses and wives and a tragic story portrayed with the highest technical ballet skill and powerful acting – step right up! Mayerling was a story that fascinated dancer turned […]
This was my first time seeing Romeo and Juliet on stage. Kenneth MacMillan created this version of the ballet in 1965 on Prokofiev’s famous score, which was composed in 1935, specifically for a ballet. Birmingham Royal Ballet has its own version (different from the Royal Ballet) as they asked Kenneth MacMillan to re-stage it in 1992, shortly […]