Tag Archives: Erina Takahashi

Romeo and Juliet – English National Ballet: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 5 August 2017

We aren’t family Rudolf Nureyev’s Romeo and Juliet is forty years old now, which means it’s lasted more than twice Juliet’s life span. It’s English National Ballet’s very own production, the legendary Russian having created it at the behest of … Continue reading

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Le Corsaire – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 12 January 2014

Quivers down the backbone No-one can accuse Le Corsaire of not having enough dancing. It’s full of the stuff. And when it’s as well performed as it was here by English National Ballet it makes for a great show. Aside … Continue reading

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Beyond Ballets Russes, Programme 2 – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 28 March 2012

Fits and starts The second instalment of English National Ballet’s Beyond Ballets Russes season was an entertaining affair despite a lacklustre Apollo that opened proceedings. Zdenek Konvalina was a decidedly spikey Greco-Roman god and it wasn’t until he joined forces … Continue reading

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Late at Tate Britain – English National Ballet: Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London; 2 March 2012

A damn good idea The English National Ballet excell in finding new spaces to perform. Their latest venture is a week-long residency at London’s Tate Britain museum that involves classes, workshops, rehearsals and more, all tying in with the Tate’s … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 26 December 2011

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth Despite the presence in London of (at least) three other Nutcracker shows, Wayne Eagling’s Edwardian extravaganza for the English National Ballet played to a pretty packed Coliseum. It’s an attractive … Continue reading

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