Something Essentially English

"There exists in my imagination a life in the country of eternally late spring, a leafy pastorale of perpetual sunshine and the humming of bees—the suspended stillness of a Constable`s landscape of my beloved Suffolk, luminous and calm." - Sir Frederick Ashton This spring, the Royal Opera House has included in its program the unforgettable La Fille Mal... Continue Reading →

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This Girl Dances…

"A menina dança sozinha por um momento A menina dança sozinha com o vento, com o ar, com o sonho de olhos imensos… A forma grácil de suas pernas ele é que as plasma, o seu par de ar, de vento, o seu par fantasma… Menina de olhos imensos, tu, agora, paras, mas a mão ainda erguida segura ainda no ar o hástil invisível deste poema!" - Mario... Continue Reading →

The Royal Opera House Cinema Season 2011/12

In an attempt to make classical ballet more accessible to the general public, the Royal Ballet has decided to shoot live performances from their repertoire and make them available in cinemas throughout the UK as well as overseas. One of the most successful performances shown in the British cinemas was Giselle, with Marianela Nuñez  and Rupert Pennefather in... Continue Reading →