Monthly Archives: August 2011

DVD Release: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Royal Ballet, 2011

Alice’s Adventures in DVD Land After just a small bite of the ‘delay me’ cake The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland DVD was released on 1 October 2011. They’ve managed to squeeze the whole thing onto 1 DVD which … Continue reading

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Balanchine/Robbins Triple Bill – Mariinsky Ballet: Covent Garden, 4 August 2011

Simply Magnificent This triple bill, full of staggeringly good dancing, was the Mariinsky Ballet at their best. Set to three of Chopin’s Nocturnes (wonderfully played by Ludmila Sveshnikova), Jerome Robbins’ eye-openingly beautiful In The Night would have come as a … Continue reading

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