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Northern Ballet: Mixed Programme 2013 – Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographers: Hans van Manen, Mark Godden, Kenneth Tindall Reviewer: Katie Lee [rating:4] Northern Ballet appear to be going from strength to strength in their purpose built home on Quarry Hill. This Mixed Programme brings together Dutch and American choreographers with one of Northern Ballet’s own premier dancers, who have all previously wowed audiences with their innovative and exciting work. The ...

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Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby – Milton Keynes Theatre

Composer: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Choreographer, Director &Costume Designer: David Nixon Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Published in 1925, The Great Gatsby is one of the most celebrated evocations of the Jazz Era. It's a story of Long Island parties in 20s New York and hedonists living the high life, but it is also about mysterious pasts, lost loves and what ...

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The Great Gatsby –Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director, Choreographer and Costume Designer: David Nixon OBE Music: Sir Richard Rodney Bennet CBE Orchestration: John Longstaff Conductor: John Pryce-Jones Reviewer: Val Baskott [rating:4] It’s a brave man who tackles the subtleties of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic 1920s America novel The Great Gatsby and attempt to translate language into choreography. David Nixon and Northern Ballet bite the bullet and almost ...

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Northern Ballet : Madame Butterfly – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Artistic Director &Choreographer: David Nixon Conductor: John Pryce-Jones Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [Rating:3] Puccini’s glorious opera, Madame Butterfly could not, you may think, be improved upon but then again, Boublil and Schönberg’s hit musical Miss Saigon was at least, loosely based on the original story and is still selling out to appreciative audiences around the world. Now, almost thirty years on ...

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