Rupert Pennefather

Sleeping Beauty Roundup

A while ago we wrote about the joys of seeing different casts in the same ballet.  While classics such as The Sleeping Beauty do…

Oh! You Pretty Things

In their final programme of the year The Royal Ballet celebrates Sir Frederick Ashton, the founder choreographer who gave this company a wonderful classical…

The Inner Light

Triple bills are a great opportunity to discover rarer ballets along with new works, an essential ingredient in preserving the future of this art…

Young Lust

Our Mayerling crusade continues with new casts, some debuts and thus interesting new takes on MacMillan’s iconic characters. There are very few lead roles…