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DVD Review: The Flames of Paris; Bolshoi Ballet, 2010

Who’ll pay for the Flames of Paris? I would. Ignore the first hour or so of this 2010 recording of the updated Soviet propaganda piece (it was one of Stalin’s favourite ballets apparently) unless you like watching lots of people running around in lousy costumes … Continue reading

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Don Quixote – Bolshoi Ballet; ROH, 8 August 2010

Ivan Vasiliev & Natalia Osipova – the best in the world? The Bolshoi are back. The legendary Russian troupe bounced into London for the summer of 2010 ready  to unleash their latest superstar on the capital in the horseflared shape of Ivan … Continue reading

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