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English National Ballet: Cinderella – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon Music: Sergei Prokofiev Reviewer: Peter Jacobs This evening marks the first outing of the English National Ballet’s touring production of Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella: originally created for the Dutch National Ballet and performed by the San Francisco Ballet before making its way to the English National Ballet’s repertoire. One of the most performed classical ballets (and the most ...

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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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ENB: The Sleeping Beauty– Opera House, Manchester

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan after Marius Petipa Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:5] The Sleeping Beauty is undeniably one of the great cornerstones of classical ballet. Kenneth MacMillan’s version, created twenty-five years ago and lovingly reproduced by the English National Ballet here, is a tribute not only to MacMillan’s personal ballet history but to British versions of the ballet ...

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