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Articles tagged with "by Peter Wright"

BBC to broadcast behind-the-scenes Nutcracker documentary on Christmas Day 2016

30 November 2016

A new feature-length documentary captures the backstage preparations for the return of The Royal Ballet's iconic Christmas production.

Your Reaction: What did you think of The Nutcracker? (2016/17)

28 November 2016

In choreographer Peter Wright's 90th birthday year, the festive ballet returns to the Royal Opera House.

Painting with music: How Tchaikovsky used the orchestra to create unrivalled ballet scores

24 November 2016

The great Russian composer was a genius in orchestration, but he outdid himself with The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty.

Watch: How The Royal Ballet dancers prepare their pointe shoes

22 November 2016

Sewing, cutting, customizing and rehearsing: a lengthy process of preparation keeps our dancers on their toes.

Cast changes: The Nutcracker on 2, 4, 6, 9, 12 January 2017

14 November 2016

Changes for the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Prince have been announced.

Watch: The Nutcracker in rehearsal

27 October 2016

Get an exclusive glimpse into The Royal Ballet's preparations for the return of this iconic Christmas show.

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.

The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker inspires Liberty’s Christmas windows 2016

21 July 2016

The Nutcracker will be the theme for the iconic shop’s annual Christmas display.

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.

Cast changes: Giselle and The Winter's Tale

11 April 2016

Akane Takada replaces Laura Morera as Giselle; Itziar Mendizabal and Christina Arestis replace Laura Morera as Paulina.

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