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DVD Release: La Fille mal gardée (Original cast), The Royal Ballet, 1962

Clogging up the airwaves This is one for the lovers of the old classics – Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée has been released on DVD by ICA Classics with the original 1962 Royal Ballet cast of Nadia Nerina and … Continue reading

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La Fille mal gardee/The Sleeping Beauty – The Russian State Ballet of Siberia: New Wimbledon Theatre, 30 & 31 January 2012

Feeling hot, hot, hot The Russian State Ballet of Siberia put on a couple of impressive displays at the New Wimbledon Theatre. The opening night pastoral delights of La Fille mal gardée may not seem the obvious repertoire for a … Continue reading

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La Fille mal gardée – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, 20 October 2011

Hark! the Herold angels dance Not a ballet with much in the way of hidden depth Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée is a sugar-coated panto-fest of two-dimensional characters that relies on a winning charm to get by; the tangled … Continue reading

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