Review

Time for Heroes

Our review of a thrilling first night with the Bolshoi Ballet, Spartacus and the mighty Ivan Vasiliev, which we wrote for Classical Music website…

Houses of the Holy

In an interesting piece for The new Criterion novelist Laura James recently debated the watering-down of meaning and depth in modern ballet, arguing that:…

On Melancholy Hill

The Royal Ballet’s 2009/2010 season is coming to a close. In the first of two final mixed bills  audiences had the opportunity to see…

After Midnight

The past few weeks have felt like Ashton fest at The Royal Ballet. With two of his most loved full-length ballets in repertoire, Cinderella…