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Articles tagged with "Mayerling"

Mayerling dance highlight: the Bedroom pas de deux

19 April 2017

This intense duet reflects the shared obsession that will lead Prince Rudolf and Mary Vetsera to their joint suicide.

Ballet Essentials: Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling

13 April 2017

Our quick introduction to this shattering work from the master of dark narrative ballet.

Watch: 6 of the most romantic ballets

13 February 2017

We've scoured the repertory in search of the most romantic ballets for Valentine's Day.

How MacMillan created ballets of unrivalled psychological depth

8 November 2016

The choreographer was obsessed with emotion and behaviour, which manifested itself most memorably in his historical works, Anastasia and Mayerling.

MacMillan’s Dances of Death: Pushing the boundaries

30 March 2015

The great 20th-century choreographer broke all kind of taboos, including depicting death and loss – creating some of ballet’s most moving, and uplifting, works.

Stories without words: Narrative ballets and their many inspirations

20 November 2014

How and where choreographers find stories has changed throughout the art form's history.

The male virtuosos who prove that ballet isn't just for ballerinas

7 February 2014

The perception that classical dance is a feminine art form is outdated, as these iconic performers demonstrate.

The Royal Ballet in review: A look back on 2013 from Kevin O'Hare

30 December 2013

The Director of The Royal Ballet picks out his highlights of the year. Do you agree?

ROH 2012/13 Season in review

22 July 2013

We asked our social media following for their favourite productions of the Season. What were yours?

Your reaction: Mayerling on BP Big Screens

14 June 2013

A selection of your tweets and picnic pics from the first of this year's outdoor relays, which saw Mara Galeazzi's farewell.

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