Reviews for After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour

  1. Royal Ballet, 'Strapless'. Natalia Osipova as Amélie Gautreau. Photo: Bill Cooper, ©ROH, 2015.

    Royal Ballet - After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour

    Rachel Elderkin, Monday 15 February 2016 — Performance: 12, 16, 17, 19 February & 10, 11 March 2016

    Osipova's opening sequences display her as a proud, elegant character, seduced by the admiration of others. Her movement is indulgent, full of shimmying bourrées. Wheeldon emphasises her vanity... Continue Reading

  2. Royal Ballet - After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Neil Norman, The Stage, Wednesday 24 February 2016Performance 12, 16, 17, 19 February & 10, 11 March 2016

    The largely impressionistic narrative is delivered through Gautreau – danced with ferocious precision and hard-edged sexuality by Natalia Osipova 

  3. Royal Ballet - After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 22 February 2016Performance 12, 16, 17, 19 February & 10, 11 March 2016

    The Royal Ballet’s current triple bill, showcasing the work of its associate choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, shows the company at its brightest and best. 

  4. Royal Ballet - After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 17 February 2016Performance 12, 16, 17, 19 February & 10, 11 March 2016

    Strapless is part of an all-Wheeldon programme which rises to exhilarating excellence with its two companion works 

  5. Royal Ballet - After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 2Zoë Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 17 February 2016Performance 12, 16, 17, 19 February & 10, 11 March 2016

    Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares are tender in the lyrical After the Rain, while the fizzing Within the Golden Hour shows off its fine cast in distinctive, lively steps. 

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    Press Review 3Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, Monday 15 February 2016Performance 12, 16, 17, 19 February & 10, 11 March 2016

    Osipova also, it must be said, finds some pathos in the concluding scene: all in all, a genuine star turn that it is impossible to imagine this piece without. 

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