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Articles tagged with "Ludwig Minkus"

Dance Essentials: Bayadère – The Ninth Life

25 March 2015

Our quick guide to Shobana Jeyasingh’s reimagining of the India-set classical ballet La Bayadère.

Watch: Conductor Martin Yates – ‘I knew Don Quixote would be something exceptional’

23 March 2015

The conductor introduces Ludwig Minkus, ‘one of the founding fathers of Russian ballet music’, through the music of Don Quixote.

Don Quixote dance highlight: The Act I finale

20 November 2014

A Spanish-flavoured spectacle featuring some of ballet's most astonishing virtuoso choreography.

Colour and contrast in Ludwig Minkus's score for Don Quixote

30 September 2013

A close look at the sun-drenched keys and darker hues of a classic piece of ballet music.