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Northern Ballet: Swan Lake – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

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Artistic Director / Choreographer: David Nixon OBE Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Reviewer: Beverley Haigh The past few years have seen Northern Ballet developing their body of work, David Nixon OBE heralding brand new ballets and providing innovative additions to their ever growing portfolio of work. Continuing the success of last year’s 1984, Northern Ballet adds Jane Eyre to their current ...

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Northern Ballet: Swan Lake – The Grand, Leeds

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Choreography &Costume Design: David Nixon Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Orchestration: John Langstaff Conductor: John Pryce-Jones Reviewer: Rich Jevons   As the centrepiece of Northern Ballet’s revival of the scintillating and sensual Swan Lake, Tobias Batley as Anthony is not merely masterful, but allows his movement to display a whole gamut of emotions: grief and guilt over the drowning of his ...

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Swan Lake – Theatre Royal, Bath

Music:Pyotr Tchaikovsky Director: Marina Medvetskaya Reviewer: Beth Steer First commissioned in Moscow in 1875 and revived as a memorial to composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky in 1894, Swan Lake has become the pinnacle of classical ballet – a fairytale masterpiece of choreography and costume, comprised of music that is loved across generations. Maria Medvetskaya’s Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet (SPCB) brings the classic ...

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BRB: Swan Lake – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov and Peter Wright Reviewer: Barbara Michaels   Sombre figures dressed in black glide across a darkened stage at the opening of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s glittering production of Swan Lake – a precursor of the dark happenings to come in this, one of the most choreographically challenging of classical ballets. Swan Lake ...

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Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake – The Floral Pavilion, New Brighton

Theatre Director: Valery Voronin Artistic Director: Konstantin Uralsky Conducter: Sergey Grinev Reviewer: Vicki Goodwin The Russian State Ballet and Opera House brought the Floral Pavilion to rapturous applause during their performance of Tchaikovski’s classic Swan Lake. Directed and choreographed by famed former Bolshoi Theatre Ballet Dancer, Konstantin Uralsky, the production features the talents of a mesmerising cast, as well as ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Swan Lake – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov and Peter Wright Production: Peter Wright and Galina Samsova Reviewer: Mike Carroll If classical ballet is your thing, then this is the production for you. From the moment the curtain comes up it is full on, with mesmerising dancing supported by wonderful staging, a rich tapestry of costumes and iconic music ...

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Swan Lake – Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Peter Wright Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Production: Peter Wright, Galina Samsova Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer   To say that Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake is a polished production would be an understatement. It must be difficult to stand out when staging one of the most popular and recognisable ballets of all time since it was first ...

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Swan Lake – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov and Peter Wright Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen It is the most universally recognised ballet of all time – being performed and adapted by an array of dance companies all over the world. And now Swan Lake has been brought to The Lowry’s stage by Birmingham Royal Ballet in its most traditional and ...

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