Tag Archives: Shiori Kase

Le Corsaire – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 13 January 2016

Piratanical It’s undeniable that Le Corsaire is a pretty silly ballet. Its jolly japeries concerning pirates, slaves and human traffickers doesn’t sit too comfortably on modern eyes and the story is virtually incomprehensible. What saves it, and what’s kept it … Continue reading

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Coppelia – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 23 July 2014

Aye, Robot With a creepy old man, faithless hero and everyone constantly getting drunk, Coppélia is a funny old ballet. It is, however, amply redeemed by Delibes’ score and by plenty of opportunities for the lead couple to show their … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Beauty – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 9 Januray 2013

The times they are a changing For Kenneth MacMillan The Sleeping Beauty was the cornerstone of any classical ballet company’s repertoire. This revival of the version he created for American Ballet Theater in 1987 serves as something of a yardstick … Continue reading

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