Royal Ballet’s ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ – A Review

royal ballet alices adventures in wonderland review

The Royal Ballet’s production of Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, is getting another airing as part of the company’s 2013 Spring season. I went to see the performance on Thursday, which starred Sarah Lamb, Federico Bonelli and Ricardo Cervera but not, sadly, Stephen McRae who is still out of action. That was a […]

The Royal Ballet Announces its 2013/2014 Season

Royal Ballet Romeo and Juliet

The Royal Ballet have announced their new 2013/14 season, the first full season under their new Director, Kevin O’Hare. And there’s lots to look forward to. Let’s get the obvious ones out of the way first; yes, they will be doing The Nutcracker at Christmas. Yes, they will be doing another Tchaikovsky/Petipa crowd pleaser – […]

Royal Ballet Triple Bill: Apollo / Aeternum / 24 Preludes – A Review

royal ballet apollo review

The latest Royal Ballet triple bill brings together one revival – George Balanchine’s 1928 Apollo – with two premieres – Alexei Ratmansky’s 24 Preludes and Christopher Wheeldon’s Aeternum. I am normally a complete pushover for anything by Balanchine but I saw Apollo last year in the English National Ballet’s Beyond Ballet Russes Programme and wasn’t […]

Drama On Stage And Off As The Mikhailovsky Theatre Ballet Company Comes To London

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The Mikhailovsky Theatre Ballet Company is coming to the London Coliseum at the end of March with a programme that includes Giselle, Don Quixote, Laurencia (described as a production from the ‘golden age’ of Soviet ballet) and a selection of pieces by their artistic director, Nacho Duato. The Mikhailovsky used be a bit of a poor […]

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