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English National Ballet “Lest We Forget” at the Barbican Theatre

Lest We Forget


Inspired by the centenary of the Great War

Award-winning British choreographers Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett are creating works honouring the 100th anniversary of the Great War. George Williamson’s Firebird completes the debut programme to be presented by English National Ballet at London Barbican.This is the first time that Khan and Maliphant have collaborated with a classical ballet company on new commissions fusing classical traditions with modern dance. Lest We Forget promises to be a landmark event in British ballet appealing to contemporary dance audiences as well as devotees of the form.2 hours 50 mins/including two intervals.

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Eight Reasons Why Le Corsaire Is a Must

Get Your Pirate On: Eight Reasons Why Le Corsaire Is a Must. Posted on 16 Oct 2013 by The Ballet Bag

LINK TO THE EIGHT REASONS

LINK TO LE CORSAIRE REVIEWS

Posted 3 years, 10 months ago at 1:33 pm.

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NET-A-PORTER Interview

NET-A-PORTER Interview

Posted 3 years, 11 months ago at 6:53 pm.

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brand new Le Corsaire English National Ballet trailer

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An article/interview in Spanish of Martha Sánchez from Cuba

CLICK HERE to the article of Martha Sánchez in Spanish.

CLIK HERE  for a shorter version in English.

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Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev

Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev

Some reviews

Ismene Brown on Friday, 26 July 2013.

«You almost instinctively describe Nureyev as ‘blinding’, but ‘illuminating’ is much more apt»
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Laura Thompson The Telegraph on 26 Jul 2013.

“The late Rudolf Nureyev would have been moved by the perfection of Vadim Muntagirov’s arabesque”.
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English National Ballet shows its strengths in a triple bill inspired by Rudolf Nureyev.

Hanna Weibye on 29 July 2013
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Swan Lake in the round 2013

“SWAN LAKE” in the round of the Royal Albert Hall

Swan Lake in the round

Zoë Anderson:“On opening night, Tamara Rojo’s Swan Queen had the charisma to fill the whole space”

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Lyndsey Winship, London Evenig Standard:“There’s pause-button control in her early white swan scenes as her demure Odette deliciously stretches out her phrases with elegant assuredness. Later you can feel the adrenaline rising in the room as she spins her way through the 32 fouettés, ending with a sweet smirk that seems to say: “Oh that? Easy.”

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Luke Jennings, The Observer, Sunday 16 June 2013:

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The Telegraph, Louise Levene“Critics spoiled rotten by a life of perfect sightlines in the front stalls found the encircling audience distracting and carped that the sheer size of the Albert Hall made it impossible for the artists to convey emotion. Anyone who has watched their idols from the back row of Covent Garden’s amphitheatre through a forest of craning heads will know that this is nonsense”.

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Interviewed by RT Actualidad (Moscow) in Spanish

Interviewed by RT Actualidad (Moscow) in Spanish while taking part of the Benois Dance Awards 2013.

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Posted 4 years, 5 months ago at 7:43 am.

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled in Ballet News

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The series profiles Tamara Rojo, arguably one of the world’s most celebrated and popular dancers, as she takes up her biggest challenge to date – Artistic Director of English National Ballet.

Tamara Rojo will be profiled on 9th May on Sky Arts nd the programme is produced by Suzannah Wander. It has been a lynchpin of arts and culture broadcasting for over thirty-three years, exploring the works of some of the finest living artists, musicians, performers and writers.

“We’re delighted that The South Bank Show returns to Sky Arts with such an extraordinary line-up,” comments Melvyn Bragg. “From David Hare to Alfie Boe, Tamara Rojo to Paula Rego, these remarkable people are among the finest contemporary artists at work today and it has been a huge privilege to secure exclusive interviews and access for the series.”

Posted 4 years, 7 months ago at 5:50 pm.

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The Gold Medal for Fine Arts 2012 of the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

May 17, 2012. K.Juan Carlos I delivers the Gold Medal for Fine Arts (awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts) to Placido Domingo, Pedro Almodovar, Tamara Rojo, Paco Pena, Sara Baras at the Palace of la Zarzuela in Madrid, Spain.

Posted 5 years, 6 months ago at 10:02 am.

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