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Swan Lake – English National Ballet: Royal Albert Hall, London, 4 June 2016

Osi-Osi-Osiel, Oy-Oy-Oy The great thing about Derek Deane’s Swan Lake in-the-round is that although the sheer scale of it is impressive, the story of Odette and Siegfried remains the heart upon which it relies. Alina Cojocaru began and finished the … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – English National Ballet: Royal Albert Hall, London, 12 June 2013

And in other news It takes a bit of getting used to, this ballet ‘in-the-round’ lark, but, as English National Ballet’s excellently-staged Swan Lake proved, it’s worth the effort for all the different viewpoints you get. Act I is always … Continue reading

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