Frank Andersen on the story behind August Bournonville’s La Sylphide.
August Bournonville’s classic Romantic ballet is devotedly recreated by Eva Kloborg and Frank Andersen in this captivating production, and is accompanied by an enchanting score, played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.
Russell Janzen talks about the importance of the Black Swan pas de deux in the dramatic action of Swan Lake, and the level of trust required between himself and the ballerina in the role of Odette/Odile (Teresa Reichlen) that helps convey the emotional connection the two characters share.
On October 5, 2017 San Francisco Ballet is collaborating with the Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, and The National Ballet of Canada to bring you a 20-hour live stream of classes, rehearsals, interviews, and more.
A special behind-the-scenes look at the photoshoot for Kenneth MacMillan’s revered Song of the Earth, touring to Manchester (11 – 14 Oct), Milton Keynes (17 – 21 Oct) and the London Coliseum (9 – 13 Jan) as a double bill with La Sylphide.
Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo discuss the challenges of reimagining Giselle and the importance of reinvigorating the classics to keep them relevant today.
The Prix de Lausanne is an international competition for young dancers, open to young talents of all nationalities aged 14 to 19 who are not yet professionals.
Next competition: January 28th to February 4th, 2018
Next Finals: Saturday February 3rd, 2018
More details: http://www.prixdelausanne.org
Tschaikovsky’s stirring melodies set the stage for the eternally affecting SWAN LAKE, featuring a poignant story of an enchanted Swan Queen and the devious manipulation that leads to her innocent heartbreak.
Video by Mathematic
Music arrangment by Viktor Orri Árnason, based off Tschaikovsky’s Swan Lake.