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Articles tagged with "by Frederick Ashton"

What happens when a man dances on pointe?

8 June 2017

Dancing on the very tips of your toes is traditionally something only female ballet dancers do – but sometimes men get to wear pointe shoes for a change, with unusual results…

Your Reaction: What did you think of #ROHashton live in cinemas and on BP Big Screens?

7 June 2017

The Royal Ballet perform three ballets by Frederick Ashton: The Dream / Symphonic Variations and Zenaida Yanowsky's final performance in Marguerite and Armand.

New look: the living history of Marguerite and Armand’s designs

7 June 2017

Dresses worn by Margot Fonteyn and Sylvie Guillem reveal how every element of a ballet is carefully re-assessed for each revival.

Your Reaction: What did you think of The Royal Ballet's mixed programme of Ashton ballets?

6 June 2017

Audience reactions to The Dream / Symphonic Variations / Marguerite and Armand.

Catch The Royal Ballet's Ashton programme on BP Big Screens and in cinemas on 7 June 2017

1 June 2017

Join the Company around the world as they celebrate 70 years at the Royal Opera House.

Ballet Essentials: The Dream / Symphonic Variations / Marguerite and Armand

30 May 2017

Everything you need to know about this mixed programme of great works by The Royal Ballet’s Founder Choreographer, Frederick Ashton.

Cast confirmation: Vladimir Shklyarov to dance in Marguerite and Armand on 5 and 10 June 2017

25 May 2017

A cast change has been announced for upcoming performances of a mixed programme of works by Frederick Ashton.

How Fonteyn and Nureyev's electric partnership turned Marguerite and Armand into a ballet icon

24 May 2017

The pair's unique chemistry elevated Ashton's ballet to the point it became sacred to other dancers – only recently has that begun to change.

From proto-rock star to genre-defining artist: How Liszt reinvented himself

18 May 2017

Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?

Watch: Why composers and directors can't resist adapting the works of Shakespeare

15 May 2017

Nicholas Hytner, Keith Warner and Joby Talbot explore the Bard's legacy within opera and ballet.

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