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Articles tagged with "Margot Fonteyn"

ROH Collections Item of the Month: The historic costumes for MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet

25 September 2015

Fifty years after the ballet had its premiere, we take a look at the beautiful costumes for MacMillan’s iconic ballet.

Creating a Classic: How Kenneth MacMillan created Romeo and Juliet

22 September 2015

MacMillan made ballet history with his first full-length ballet.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: Photos of early Royal Ballet Tours to the USA and Canada

3 June 2015

This new donation from a former horn player with the ROH Orchestra gives a glimpse into life on The Royal Ballet’s 1949 and 1953 tours.

Ballet and myth: A fascination that goes back centuries

1 September 2014

How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.

The ROH during World War I: Suffragettes, star names and shut doors

28 February 2014

1914 and the First World War saw Covent Garden in a number of guises - from fancy dress ball venue to furniture store.

Lost Margot Fonteyn footage rediscovered

14 February 2014

Sleeping Beauty performance from 1959 will feature in BBC Ballet Season.

Ballet Essentials: Romeo and Juliet

16 October 2013

A quick introduction to Kenneth MacMillan's adaptation of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy.

The Firebird: A ‘riot of rich colour and fantastic movement’

11 December 2012

100 years after its London premiere, we take a look at the origins of one of the great Russian ballets.

Creator and Muse: Choreographers, dancers and the roles they make together

6 December 2012

From The Rite of Spring to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, ballet's specially-created roles.

Rudolf Nureyev: The Royal Ballet's Russian Soul (Part Two)

16 September 2012

A look at Nureyev's early career with The Royal Ballet and his staging of Raymonda.

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