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Up & Down – Eifman Ballet of St Petersburg: London Coliseum, 6 December 2016

Now you turn me This ballet has its title round the wrong way – it should be called Down & Up. The reason being that the first half of this tale based on Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s … Continue reading

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Rodin – Eifman Ballet: London Coliseum, 17 April 2014

Set in Stone With all of Eifman Ballet’s beautifully sculpted bodies on display, Rodin’s desperate love triangle with his wife and mistress makes a visually perfect subject for a ballet. Boris Eifman’s choreography is tough and uncompromising. Occasional flits of … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina – Eifman Ballet: London Coliseum, 3 April 2012

Neo-Soviets are go! The St Petersburg-based Eifman Ballet blasted headlong into London’s Coliseum with their bombastic re-telling of Anna Karenina. Subtle it wasn’t but it was hugely entertaining and featured exuberant dancing of the highest order. With minimal staging and … Continue reading

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