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Frederick Ashton

 
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[West End, 2023]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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Frederick Ashton News

Pam Tanowitz to Return to The Royal Ballet in February Photo Pam Tanowitz to Return to The Royal Ballet in February
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 21, 2023

Critically acclaimed choreographer Pam Tanowitz will present her second world premiere for The Royal Ballet this Season as part of a special programme in the Linbury Theatre. Hot on the heels of her November mainstage debut Dispatch Duet, Tanowitz's latest offering for the Company will be presented alongside the first revival of her acclaimed ballet Everyone Keeps Me and a film screening of Dispatch Duet.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Returns To Wolverhampton Grand Theatre With New BRB2 Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Returns To Wolverhampton Grand Theatre With New BRB2
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2023

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced the launch of its new company BRB2 which will be visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Saturday 24 June 2023 as part of its inaugural UK tour with CARLOS ACOSTA'S CLASSICAL SELECTION.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces BRB2 Company and UK Tour Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces BRB2 Company and UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2023

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced the launch of its new company BRB2 and its inaugural UK tour in April - June 2023.

International Guest Artists Vadim Muntagirov And Tatiana Melnik For Cape Town City Ba Photo International Guest Artists Vadim Muntagirov And Tatiana Melnik For Cape Town City Ballet's CINDERELLA
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2023

International Guest Artists Vadim Muntagirov, Principal of The Royal Ballet, and Tatiana Melnik, Principal of the Hungarian National Ballet, will perform in Cape Town City Ballet's spectacular production of Veronica Paeper's CINDERELLA for three performances only, accompanied by Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO).

The Best Of Royal Opera House Stream Will Kick off 2023 Photo The Best Of Royal Opera House Stream Will Kick off 2023
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2022

This New Year, the Royal Opera House will add six new performances to Royal Opera House Stream for audiences around the world to enjoy: The Cellist, Romeo and Juliet and Sylvia from The Royal Ballet; and La traviata, Fidelio and Madama Butterfly from The Royal Opera.

Polina Semionova Will Guest Perform With Birmingham Royal Ballet in SWAN LAKE Photo Polina Semionova Will Guest Perform With Birmingham Royal Ballet in SWAN LAKE
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2022

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced that Polina Semionova, Resident Guest Principal Artist with the Berlin State Ballet and former Principal Artist with The American Ballet Theatre in New York, will guest perform the iconic dual lead role of Odette and Odile in the world's best-loved ballet, Swan Lake, with BRB next year.

New National Theatre Announces Shakespeare Double Bill Photo New National Theatre Announces Shakespeare Double Bill
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2022

This is a double bill of new productions based on two plays by Shakespeare: 'The Dream' by Sir Frederick ASHTON, with a very British feel to it, and 'Macbeth' by Will TUCKETT, an Olivier award-winning choreographer with a remarkable international career. We hope you will enjoy these two works of tradition and innovation.

The Royal Ballet's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Returns To The Royal Opera House Photo The Royal Ballet's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Returns To The Royal Opera House
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2022

This season, The Royal Ballet's signature production of The Sleeping Beauty returns to the Royal Opera House.

UK Premieres of LEAST LIKE THE OTHER, INNOCENCE & More Announced for Royal Opera Hous Photo UK Premieres of LEAST LIKE THE OTHER, INNOCENCE & More Announced for Royal Opera House Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Royal Opera House has announced its must see productions for Spring 2023. Contemporary and much-loved productions to bring in the new year. A thrilling range of opera and ballet will be live in cinemas around the world.

Canton Ballet's Timeless Production Of THE NUTCRACKER Returns To The Canton Palace Th Photo Canton Ballet's Timeless Production Of THE NUTCRACKER Returns To The Canton Palace Theatre Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022

This holiday season, experience the magic of Canton Ballet's beloved performances of The Nutcracker at the Canton Palace Theatre December 9-11. This year's performances feature American Ballet Theatre Principal dancer Hee Seo as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Canton Ballet alumnus and Cleveland Ballet Principal dancer Zachary Catazaro as her Cavalier.   

Frederick Ashton Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Royal Ballet's Streaming THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Royal Ballet's Streaming THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2022

Journey with The Royal Ballet to an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magical spells in this landmark production of Petipa’s classic ballet, to Tchaikovsky's glorious music.

VIDEO: The Joyce Presents THE SARASOTA BALLET Beginning August 14th Videoplay
VIDEO: The Joyce Presents THE SARASOTA BALLET Beginning August 14th

by Alan Henry - Jul 23, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the return of The Sarasota Ballet, following its highly successful, critically acclaimed 2016 Joyce debut, from August 14-19, 2018. Under the Artistic Direction of Iain Webb, The Sarasota Ballet will present two programs featuring works by Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon, Sarasota Ballet Resident Choreographer and Principal dancer Ricardo Graziano. and Sir Frederick Ashton, whose work the company has become renowned for executing with such skill and strength. Indeed, one of the programs has been designed to celebrate Ashton, commemorating the 30th anniversary of his death, and will include a guest performance by Marcelo Gomes.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hos Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

by Alan Henry - May 21, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces Foreign Bodies, a one-night-only multidisciplinary event conducted and hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, concluding his tenure as The Marie-Jos e Kravis Composer-in-Residence. The concert, Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., will feature Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, accompanied by the World Premiere of a live video installation by Tal Rosner; Dan el Bjarnason's Violin Concerto, with Pekka Kuusisto in his New York Philharmonic debut; and Obsidian Tear, a dance work choreographed by Wayne McGregor performed by members of the Boston Ballet (Philharmonic debut) and set to Mr. Salonen's Nyx and Lachen verlernt. Foreign Bodies will be casual and multi-sensory; drinks and conversation will flow as attendees mingle with the performers, who will give additional impromptu performances throughout the event.

Twyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2017

Details of The Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season have been announced. The full production list is as follows:

STAGE TUBE: Frederick Ashton's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, February 12, 1976
by Barnett Serchuk - Feb 10, 2013

A Month in the Country, considered one of Frederick Ashton's most affecting and beautiful ballets, premiered on February 12, 1976. Based on the late 19th-century play by Ivan Turgenev, the ballet tells the story of the hopeless love of Natalia, the bored wife of a wealthy landowner, for her son's tutor, Alexei, in mid 19th century Russia.