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Articles tagged with "The Nutcracker"

Cast Confirmations: Royal Ballet performances during Autumn Season 2015/16

5 May 2015

Principal casting for performances from September 2015-January 2016 has been announced.

Baton bashing: When videogame music and classical music come together

30 April 2015

From Tetris and Mario Bros. to Call of Duty and Bioshock, videogames have long used classical music to soundtrack on-screen adventures.

Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2015/16

15 April 2015

Live Cinema Season 2015/16 includes 6 Royal Opera and 6 Royal Ballet productions screened live in cinemas across the world.

Ballet and Dance 2015/16

15 April 2015

Details of The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 Season have been announced.

Petipa and Ivanov: The dance partnership that saved Swan Lake

10 February 2015

Behind the delicate pas de deux, Swan Lake is a battleground for ballet history buffs – which choreographer should get the credit for this classical masterpiece?

Ballet in Bloom: The Flower Waltz

24 December 2014

Ballet choreographers have long loved to craft swirling floral patterns for the corps de ballet, set to a waltz's gentle lilt.

Digital Theatre to host watch-along of The Nutcracker on 21 December 2014

15 December 2014

Watch the classic Christmas production with ballet fans around the world.

Christopher Wheeldon and the many different styles that bring Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to life

1 December 2014

To create his ballet the choreographer drew on everything from classical ballet to tap and Broadway musicals.

When national dances meet tutus and pointe shoes

25 November 2014

Much more than just a bit of local colour, national dances were key to the development of ballet throughout the 19th century.

Divertissements: And now for something completely different...

21 February 2014

A look at the balletic trope of breaking narrative for dance showpieces.

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