George Balanchine

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The week in dance: Balanchine and Robbins; British Ballet Charity Gala; Dangerous Liaisons – review
Vadim Muntagirov excelled in a celebration of American ballet while Darcey Bussell staged an impressive showcase of UK talent

Sarah Crompton

13, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Royal Ballet: Balanchine and Robbins review – Vadim Muntagirov’s Apollo is simply divine
The Russian always had technique, now he’s got belief in this terrific all-American programme also taking in work from the 1960s set to music by Tchaikovsky and Chopin

Lyndsey Winship

06, Jun, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Top 10 books about ballet | Erin Kelly
From Noel Streatfeild to David Hallberg, this is a literature of passion and madness, ambition and addiction

Erin Kelly

26, May, 2021 @12:39 PM

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New York City Ballet review – Sofia Coppola’s beautiful, intimate portrait
For the company’s spring gala, the director tracks dancers backstage and on stage as they perform Robbins, Balanchine and a new work by Justin Peck

Lyndsey Winship

06, May, 2021 @10:00 PM

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San Francisco Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – two acts of pure dance run smooth
George Balanchine’s take on Shakespearean comedy may be more geometric than romantic, but the most delicate moments of this performance are truly enchanting

Lyndsey Winship

25, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Royal Ballet: The Unknown Soldier / Infra / Symphony in C review – bittersweet beauty
Alastair Marriott’s evocation of conflict is caught between gracefulness and tragedy while Wayne McGregor and George Balanchine still shine

Lyndsey Winship

21, Nov, 2018 @11:40 AM

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Jewels review – diamonds are for ever
The Royal Ballet’s 50th anniversary revival of Balanchine’s classic sparkles despite the occasional flaw

Luke Jennings

09, Apr, 2017 @11:28 AM

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Balanchine's Jewels: the product-placement ballet that became a masterpiece
With its shameless courting of wealthy New York, George Balanchine’s plot-free ballet Jewels was initially seen as tacky. But its magical synthesis of ballet history means it has endured for 50 years

Judith Mackrell

03, Apr, 2017 @2:36 PM

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – when Bottom met Christian Lacroix
Paris Opera Ballet deliver a beautifully chic but variable production of Balanchine’s classic

Luke Jennings

02, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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LA Dance Project review – Millepied goes for some Balanchine shine
Benjamin Millepied’s young company asserts itself as a future force in dance with this trilogy loosely linked around the theme of precious stones

Judith Mackrell

27, Jun, 2016 @10:31 AM

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Australian Ballet 20:21 review – electrifying triptych of dance fantasy
A symphony, a dream and the world premiere of Tim Harbour’s Filigree and Shadow, a macabre vision set to the beat of Munich musicians 48nord

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

06, Nov, 2015 @4:53 AM

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Royal Ballet mixed bill review – from the sublime to the downright silly
The Royal Ballet showcases its best and its most chaotic in the same evening

Luke Jennings

01, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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