Monthly Archives: January 2015

32 rue Vandenbranden – Peeping Tom: The Barbican, London, 29 January 2015

Snowly does it The closing section of Peeping Tom’s 32 rue Vandenbranden was effectively a series of superb solos and duets. The way Maria Carolina Viera, for example, yanked her body around herself was extraordinary, the expression of dire denigration … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 11 January 2015

Vasocaru nail it English National Ballet’s Swan Lake is a very decent production and when you slot into it two dancers of the calibre of Ivan Vasiliev and Alina Cojocaru you find yourself in the middle of a highly memorable … Continue reading

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Soloists and Principals of the Royal Danish Ballet – Royal Danish Ballet: Peacock Theatre, London, 9 January 2015

Long may they Dane It was under August Bournonville’s reign as ballet master from 1830-1877 that the Royal Danish Ballet developed the uniquely understated style they still perform today. It looks sweet and cutesy from the waist up but the … Continue reading

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