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Articles tagged with "Cecil Beaton"

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.

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.

ROH Collections Items of the Month: Highlights from the Costume Collection

28 October 2015

We've picked two of our favourite opera items from the collection's 6,200 artefacts — shoes worn by Adelina Patti and Cecil Beaton’s iconic Turandot dress.

Oliver Messel: The often unsung designer who created a landmark Royal Ballet production

20 February 2014

A closer look at the designer of an iconic Sleeping Beauty.

ROH Collections loan costumes to Imperial War Museum

11 September 2012

Costumes on display in exhibition about celebrated photographer and designer Cecil Beaton.