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Articles tagged with "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.

Divertissements Ballet Essentials: A guide to short works performed by The Royal Ballet on their 2015 US Tour

15 June 2015

The Company’s selection includes classic works by Ashton and MacMillan, an award-winning recent work by Wheeldon and new piece from within the Company.

Watch: Christopher Carr on working with Frederick Ashton – 'You could always feel this energy around him'

23 April 2015

The Guest Principal Ballet Master discusses the creative process behind some of The Royal Ballet’s most celebrated productions.

Unmistakably English: Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée

20 April 2015

The choreographer’s glorious romantic comedy evokes his beloved Suffolk and is one of his finest and most characteristic works.

Ballet Essentials: La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter)

16 April 2015

Our quick guide to Ashton’s joyous ballet inspired by English country life.

The Royal Ballet to tour the USA in June 2015

15 January 2015

The Company will perform in Washington D.C., Chicago and New York over the course of three weeks.

Christopher Wheeldon and the many different styles that bring Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to life

1 December 2014

To create his ballet the choreographer drew on everything from classical ballet to tap and Broadway musicals.

Britten and ballet: A surprisingly rich relationship

31 October 2014

Although he only created one full-length ballet, the composer had more to do with dance than you might think.

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