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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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Homage to Fokine – Mariinsky Ballet: Covent Garden, 29 July 2011

The Mariinsky are good for Fokine After an opening salvo of four sold-out Swan Lakes the Mariinsky Ballet have chosen a Mikhail Fokine triple bill as their next assault on the Covent Garden senses. Chopiniana (usually known as Les Sylphides … Continue reading

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