Franz Liszt

Human Nature

Mayerling may not  be for everyone, but it is an undeniable example of how ballet can go beyond technical prowess or fairy-tale narrative, geometrical…

Everybody Knows That You’re Insane

Arriving at Covent Garden last night and glancing at my Mayerling cast sheet I wondered if the audience – mostly non-ballet-regulars thanks to a…

Edward Watson in Mayerling

Mayerling

Is this ballet for you? Go if: You are tired of white ballets and of seeing male dancers perennially overshadowed by the ballerina. Mayerling,…