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2014 Met Season


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#361 leonid17

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Posted 23 June 2014 - 11:49 PM

The Ashton has some exquisite parts to it and is beautifully constructed.  My only reservation is that when Robert Helpmann and Frederick Ashton played the stepsisters, they overshadowed the rest of the ballet, in my opinion. 

 

This is a review of the Joffrey in the Ashton "Cinderella" by Cygnet which has a lot of description detail:

http://balletalert.i...erella ++ashton

 

This is a thread about comparing an older video of the Ashton "Cinderella" to other choreographers' versions, but Kudelka's wasn't mentioned:

http://balletalert.i...ton#entry240456

Perhaps some audiences respond differently to English audiences who always warmly applauded Helpmann and Ashton in their roles which I saw on a good number of occasions.



#362 nanushka

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 06:21 PM

mussel:  When can we expect you to look into your crystal ball for ABT's 2015 Met season?  I see last year it happened as early as June 11!  I'm dying to hear what you see.




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