Posted 21 March 2003 - 02:38 PM
"La Sylphide" - new staging by Nikolaj Hübbe.
Premiere September 20, 2003.
"Ballet Evening". One new ballet by Peter Martins. Also two Balanchine ballets: "Serenade" and "Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no.2".
Premiere November 14, 2003
"Anna Karenina" - choreography by Alexei Ratmansky.
Premiere April 2, 2004.
"Abdallah" - the Bournonville ballet that was reconstructed in 1986. Staged by Sorella Englund, Flemming Ryberg and Bruce Marks.
Repremiere May 7, 2004.
Among the rest are repremieres of this season's Manon, Etudes, Oddysey, Napoli, A Folk Tale and Nutcracker.
(only published in the Danish language section)
Posted 21 March 2003 - 05:47 PM
Posted 16 April 2003 - 08:20 AM
Though it is a lovely ballet, I reconstructed on of the solos from Act 3 as part of my Benesh Notation exam, tricky stuff!!
Posted 16 April 2003 - 08:33 AM
Posted 20 April 2003 - 11:19 AM
Anyway any revival/ reconstruction is always great for the audiences and the kgl. itself- there should be as many ballets 'alive' in the rep as possible!
Posted 20 April 2003 - 11:26 AM
Posted 20 April 2003 - 11:30 AM
I wonder how they relate the story to the children?
Posted 20 April 2003 - 11:38 AM
That's a good question, and I can't answer it, I'm afraid. I thought it was an interesting point of view, though, because the Bournonville ballets are controversial with many foreigners who find them "racist" (I don't; I think you have to view them in their time, but I think most people would disagree with me).
Posted 20 April 2003 - 11:44 AM
Posted 20 April 2003 - 12:01 PM
Posted 20 April 2003 - 12:17 PM
I find myself constanly defending Bournonville ballets. But it's probably a good thibk as it makes me go and read up to make my defence better each time. I feel I have to defend my heratige (dispite being only half danish)- a strange obligation to my motherland!
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