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Articles tagged with "Margot Fonteyn"

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.

ROH Collections loan costumes to Imperial War Museum

11 September 2012

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

A guide to Sir Frederick Ashton

21 June 2012

We look back at the career and legacy of the founder choreographer of The Royal Ballet.

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