19 April 2017
This intense duet reflects the shared obsession that will lead Prince Rudolf and Mary Vetsera to their joint suicide.
17 February 2017
Unicorns, medieval tapestries and glittering diamonds – Balanchine’s magnificent pas de deux draws on some surprising influences.
14 October 2016
Dramatic and romantic moments in ballets including Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet are classical dance’s beating heart.
12 February 2016
In this pas de deux of astonishing intensity, Giselle begs for the man who caused her death to be forgiven.
29 May 2015
In a striking departure from ballet tradition, choreographer Jerome Robbins depicts a couple in the midst of a blazing row.
16 April 2015
Ashton's charming pas de deux makes inventive and intricate use of ribbons, in homage the ballet's two-hundred-year history.
12 January 2015
One of the most striking choreographic devices John Cranko uses to tell Tatiana’s story.
19 September 2014
Kenneth MacMillan constructed his dramatic ballet around four pivotal moments.
15 September 2014
Programme includes work by Danish choreographer Kim Brandstrup, and will be attended by the Queen of Denmark.
12 September 2014
Our quick guide to this 20th-century tragic love story.