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Articles tagged with "by Frederick Ashton"

5 of our favourite ballet pas de deux

14 October 2016

Dramatic and romantic moments in ballets including Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet are classical dance’s beating heart.

How La Fille mal gardée creates pastoral magic through 'Marmite' cartoons

7 October 2016

Cartoonist Osbert Lancaster's designs for Frederick Ashton’s bucolic masterpiece have drawn criticism over the years – but they play an important part in the ballet’s larger-than-life charm.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée?

28 September 2016

The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season opens with the founding choreographer’s joyful ballet.

Dance highlight: the Clog Dance from La Fille mal gardée

20 September 2016

Much more than a charming set-piece with some snazzy shoes, Ashton’s delightful Lancastrian clog dance draws on traditions that are both English and international.

Amazing ballet and opera settings that will make you want to travel

19 August 2016

Planning your next holiday? Tour opera and ballet settings to experience the locations that inspired composers and choreographers.

Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

26 April 2016

Newly announced programme includes six Royal Opera and six Royal Ballet productions screened live in cinemas across the world.

Rhapsody / The Two Pigeons to be released on DVD and Blu-Ray

28 January 2016

Release details will be announced in due course.

Your Reaction: Rhapsody / The Two Pigeons live in cinemas

27 January 2016

What did you think of the live cinema relay of these two Frederick Ashton ballets?

Watch: Members of the cast and creative team on Rhapsody / The Two Pigeons

26 January 2016

Backstage films from the live relay of Frederick Ashton’s Mixed Programme including rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.

Rachmaninoff's dark side: Can great artistry exist without the agony of perfectionism?

26 January 2016

Rachmaninoff’s music is adored the world over, but he was plagued with self-doubt.

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