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Song of the Earth & La Sylphide – Milton Keynes Theatre

Choreographers: Kenneth Macmillan, Frank Andersen, Eva Kloborg   Music: Gustav Mahler. Herman Severin Lovenskiold Reviewer: Maggie Constable At Milton Keynes this week English National Ballet stages a mix of wonderfully romantic ballets and challenging choreography in the form of La Sylphide and Song of the Earth, which has rightly received tumultuous praise from both critics and the public. First seen on stage ...

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Akram Khan’s Giselle – Bristol Hippodrome

Composer: Vincenzo Lamagna after the original score by Adolphe Adam Orchestration and conductor: Gavin Sutherland Director and choreographer: Akram Khan Reviewer: Claire Hayes Huge anticipation has surrounded English National Ballet’s latest production of Giselle – especially since Akram Khan was confirmed as its choreographer. Having previously collaborated with ENB to choreograph Dust as part of 2014’s World War One commemoration ...

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English National Ballet: Akram Khan’s Giselle – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Direction and choreography: Akram Khan Music: Vincenzo Lamagna after the original score by Adolphe Adam Orchestration and conductor: Gavin Sutherland Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Giselle, which dates from 1841, is one of the few surviving and enduringly-popular Romantic classical ballets. Even after a successful collaboration between Akram Khan and English National Ballet – Dust from their WWI commemoration trilogy Lest We ...

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PREVIEW: What Lies Beneath – Hospital Club Gallery, Royal Opera House, London

Photographer: Rick Guest Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Covent Garden is the primary home of ballet in London with The Royal Opera House on the western side and the Coliseum to the east. Appropriate then that this dancers’ province should be the location of Rick Guest’s new photography exhibition of ballerinas that opens at the Hospital Club Gallery on 22 January. ...

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Lest We Forget – English National Ballet – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Less We Forget

Artistic Director: Tamara Rojo Choreography: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Peter Jacobs   Lest We Forget is a ‘poignant reflection’ on World War I, featuring three works expressing the experiences of those who fought the war, and those who stayed behind. The programme notes talk of the difficulty of connecting emotionally with events deeply rooted in our heritage ...

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Lest We Forget – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Franz Liszt, Andy Cowton, Jocelyn Pook Choreographers: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Maggie Constable   A much acclaimed and ground-breaking dance event comes to Milton Keynes this week in the form of English National Ballet’s revival of Lest We Forget. This haunting reflection of the horrors of The Great War includes works by three ...

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Lest We Forget – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Franz Liszt, Andy Cowton, Jocelyn Pook Choreographers: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Maggie Constable   A much acclaimed and groundbreaking dance event comes to Milton Keynes this week in the form of English National Ballet’s revival of Lest We Forget. This haunting reflection of the horrors of The Great War includes works by three ...

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