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Articles tagged with "by Frederick Ashton"

Pointes of View: Which rarely-staged ballets would you like to see return to the repertory?

24 November 2015

Following the first performance of The Two Pigeons at the Royal Opera House for 30 years, which forgotten classics would you love to see again?

Your Reaction: Monotones I and II / The Two Pigeons

19 November 2015

What did you think of The Royal Ballet's Mixed Programme of works by Frederick Ashton?

A Much-Loved Classic: Why Ashton’s The Two Pigeons is making a long-awaited return to the stage

16 November 2015

Our audiences have pushed for a revival of this two-act work more than any other Ashton ballet, but what makes it so loved?

Ballet Essentials: Monotones I and II / The Two Pigeons

13 November 2015

Our quick introduction to this mixed programme of works by Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.

Monotones II Dance Highlight: Complete harmony of choreography and score

10 November 2015

Ashton’s abstract masterpiece subtly reflects the unearthly world of Satie’s hypnotic Trois Gymnopédies.

Watch: World Ballet Day 2015 on demand

2 October 2015

Five hours of rehearsals, interviews and behind the scenes insights from The Royal Ballet.

Watch: Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov perform an extract from Symphonic Variations

29 July 2015

The Royal Ballet Principals perform an extract of Frederick Ashton's ballet in this unreleased clip.

The Sky's the Limit: Vadim Muntagirov reflects on his first year with The Royal Ballet

27 July 2015

The young Russian Principal on his story so far, and what challenges lie ahead.

Watch: Rehearsals for The Dream

17 July 2015

Marcelino Sambé and Luca Acri rehearsed the role of Puck earlier this summer with Guest Principal Ballet Master Christopher Carr.

First Night Revisited: The Royal Ballet's Two Pigeons on 14 February 1961

14 July 2015

A look back at the premiere of Ashton's charming ballet which starred Lynn Seymour, Christopher Gable and two live pigeons with 'excellent manners'.

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