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Articles tagged with "Rudolf Nureyev"

New look: the living history of Marguerite and Armand’s designs

7 June 2017

Dresses worn by Margot Fonteyn and Sylvie Guillem reveal how every element of a ballet is carefully re-assessed for each revival.

How Fonteyn and Nureyev's electric partnership turned Marguerite and Armand into a ballet icon

24 May 2017

The pair's unique chemistry elevated Ashton's ballet to the point it became sacred to other dancers – only recently has that begun to change.

What are your first memories of ballet?

11 May 2016

Share your memories of first experiences of classical dance from The Royal Ballet and beyond.

ROH TV and radio broadcasts announced for Christmas 2015

9 December 2015

The Christmas line-up features celebrated Royal Opera and Royal Ballet performances, including Carlos Acosta's Carmen and Jonas Kaufmann in Andrea Chénier.

Creating a Classic: How Kenneth MacMillan created Romeo and Juliet

22 September 2015

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

The Mariinsky in London: A look back at six decades of London performances

29 July 2014

The company, formerly known as the Kirov, have dazzled Covent Garden audiences on 11 occasions since 1961.

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The perception that classical dance is a feminine art form is outdated, as these iconic performers demonstrate.

Ballet Essentials: Romeo and Juliet

16 October 2013

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

Ballet Essentials: Don Quixote

3 October 2013

Our quick guide to Carlos Acosta's vibrant staging of Marius Petipa's exuberant ballet.

Royal Opera House Nureyev costumes on tour to San Francisco

8 October 2012

De Young Museum exhibition on the dancer starts this week.

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