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Swan Lake

Is this ballet for you? Go if: Swan Lake is a masterpiece of classical ballet and should be experienced at least once in one’s…

Alina Somova and Denis Matvienko in Ratmansky's The Little Hunchbacked Horse. Photo: Natasha Razina / Mariinsky Theatre ©

Amazing Journey

As long as there are choreographers like Alexei Ratmansky around our hopes for the future of classical ballet as an art form are renewed….

New in the Bag

Ticket to Ride

As UK audiences flocked to catch free ballet & opera performances via the BP/ROH summer screenings, The Times, invited by Royal Opera House (ROH)…

Beautiful Woman

On one side her admirers and knight-in-shining-armour defenders. On the other those who see her as an inconsistent performer. It doesn’t matter on which…

Man of the Hour

Going for thirty six days without any ballet is quite a challenge for a balletomane, therefore I could not pass up the opportunity of…

Virtually There

In 1973 the Royal Ballet went on a historical tour to Brazil bringing 110 dancers including its star Margot Fonteyn to 85,000 people across…