January 2008

  1. English National Ballet in Swan Lake at London Coliseum

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Friday 11 January 2008Performance 8 - 19 Jan 08

    ‘Oaks and Edur have confirmed yet again the majesty of their partnership. You can see them repeat the magic on January 17 and 19, an event not to be missed.’  

  2. English National Ballet in Swan Lake at London Coliseum

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 11 January 2008Performance 8 - 19 Jan 08

    ‘In Swan Lake, they [Agnes Oaks and Thomas Edur] have mined their roles for a profundity and sophistication that is unique to them.’  

  3. English National Ballet in Swan Lake at London Coliseum

    Press Review Graham Watts, , Thursday 10 January 2008Performance 8 - 19 Jan 08

    Performance reviewed 9 January 2008 What a difference a proscenium arch makes! I’ve seen Derek Deane’s production of ‘Swan Lake’ several times in its grand-scale ‘in the round’ iteration which frequents the Royal Albert Hall every few … 

  4. Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion

    Burrows & Fargion

    Thursday 10 January 2008

    ‘They don’t dress up, they don’t have special lights, they just turn up.’ Ismene Brown talks to dance artist Jona than Burrows & composer Matteo Fargion who have developed a unique wa… Continue Reading

  5. Richard Whistler

    Richard Whistler 1969-2007

    Tuesday 8 January 2008

    Richard Whistler, Programme Manager at DanceEast died suddenly during the Christmas holidays. A Coroner’s investigation confirmed that the cause of his death was meningitis. DanceEast Director, Assis Carre… Continue Reading

  6. New Adventures in Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Ruaridh Nicoll, Observer, Monday 7 January 2008Performance 13 Dec 07 - 20 Jan 08

    ‘Instead of the snowflake scene, we have the frozen lake where orphans skate round a winter wonderland in costumes so brilliant that the scientists at Proctor & Gamble must be wondering just how they did it.’ 

  7. Royal Ballet in Tales of Beatrix Potter / Les Patineurs at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 7 January 2008Performance 23, 27, 29, & 30 Dec, 4, 5, & 8 Jan

    ‘Its [Les Patineurs] pleasures are of the champagne variety: sparkling Meyerbeer score, ravishingly pretty William Chappell designs (all snowy branches and glowing paper lanterns in a wintry dusk) and delightful, effortless skating metaphors: sashay, spin, slide an… 

  8. Resolution! 2008 at The Place

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Monday 7 January 2008Performance 3 Jan - 23 Feb 08

    **** ‘Resolution! can boast an enviable pedigree. Now in its nineteenth season, this seven-week platform of new triple bills by up-and-coming British (and, on weekends only from January 18, European) artists has helped to launch a who’s who of UK dance-makers.’ 

  9. Mark Morris Dance Group

    Looking back

    Friday 4 January 2008

    Mark Morris’ Mozart Dances at the Barbican, the Bolshoi summer season at the London Coliseum, Darcey Bussell’s farewell to the stage at Sadler’s Wells, at the Opera House and live on BBC2 (befo… Continue Reading

  10. Off to Oz

    Friday 4 January 2008

    Darcey Bussell talks to Sian Griffiths about emigrating to Australia to become a full-time mum. “People say to me, ‘Darcey, you’ll never be able to do that, changing from a working mother to a … Continue Reading

  11. English National Ballet in The Nutcracker at London Coliseum

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 4 January 2008Performance 19 Dec - 5 Jan 08

    ‘There is nothing real, nothing charming, nothing to touch the heart in this parade of grotesques who caper and behave badly.’  


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