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Articles tagged with "Tchaikovsky"

'You could call it perfection': The Royal Ballet on what makes The Sleeping Beauty so enchanting

13 March 2017

Cast and the creatives behind the fairy-tale, including Former Director of The Royal Ballet Monica Mason, reveal what it takes to perform the classic ballet.

How the Lilac Fairy tells a story through mime in The Sleeping Beauty

2 March 2017

Former Director of The Royal Ballet Monica Mason and First Soloist Claire Calvert explore one of classical dance's most charming roles with Darcey Bussell.

Watch: Why the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty is the ultimate challenge for a ballerina

21 February 2017

Principal of The Royal Ballet Akane Takada perfects one of the most notoriously difficult sections in classical ballet.

Your Reaction: What did you think of The Sleeping Beauty (2016/17)?

25 December 2016

Audience reactions to this classic ballet, with glorious music by Tchaikovsky.

Watch: 'I wanted each step to connect with the audience' – Peter Wright on The Nutcracker

21 December 2016

The choreographer reflects what makes his classic Royal Ballet production so magical, more than three decades after its premiere.

Watch: Why The Royal Ballet never tire of performing The Nutcracker

16 December 2016

Each and every time it returns, the cast and creative team work tirelessly to ensure that Peter Wright's classic ballet is up to the Company's supremely high standards.

Anastasia to be relayed live to cinemas on 2 November 2016

28 October 2016

Kenneth MacMillan's dramatic ballet is inspired by the story of Anna Anderson, who believed herself to be the famous Russian princess.

Ballet Essentials: The Sleeping Beauty

19 October 2016

A guide to The Royal Ballet's quintessential fairytale ballet.

Ballet Essentials: Onegin

19 December 2014

Our quick guide to John Cranko's soaring narrative ballet.

A devil of a good opera

21 March 2014

As we show a group of productions exploring the fascination of the Faust story we ask if the devil has the best tunes.

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