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Mme. Hermine

Sunday, February 16

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Hamburg Ballet received help from the Paris Opera Ballet when their costumes for an engagement in Chicago were delayed in transit:

http://www.broadwayworld.com/chicago/article/Crisis-Averted-with-Extraordinary-Collaboration-Between-Hamburg-Ballet-and-Paris-Opera-Ballet-for-Triumphant-Harris-Theater-Return-20140216#.UwISvXQo7IU

A freight ship carrying Hamburg's original costumes was delayed because of a massive storm that derailed the Chicago shipment date, postponing delivery indefinitely and threatening next week's much-anticipated presentation of the Hamburg Ballet's iconic Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler-the only two performances of John Neumeier's Third Symphony during Hamburg's 2014 North American tour, specially chosen following the company's Harris Theater debut last season.

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A review of New York City Ballet by Michael Popkin for danceviewtimes.

Kowroski and Angle’s “Diamonds” succeeded for some of the same reasons. But the context was different: instead of Veyette and Hyltin’s mutual independence and display of jazzy 1960’s cool, Kowroski and Angle turned the ballet’s opening adagio into a drama of feminine vulnerability and ardent male strength, playing out beneath the grandeur of a formal court ritual and in opposition to its constraint.

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