Tag Archives: Galina Ulanova

Hannah O’Neill joins the elite of the Prix Benois de la danse

Hannah O'Neill, Paquita, Paris Opera Ballet, photo © Laurent Philippe

The annual Prix Benois de la danse held at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, is a northern hemisphere event. So it’s

Diana and Actaeon, the odd couple of a Soviet showstopper

Ako Kondo and Chengwu Guo, Diana and Acteon, photo © Daniel Boud

There’s nothing quite like the Diana and Actaeon* pas de deux to excite a ballet audience. The piece is a

Mara Galeazzi returns to Australia for the gala, Ballet Stars Under the Stars

Mara Galeazzi in Mayerling, Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

There are famous exceptions, among them Galina Ulanova, Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Sylvie Guillem, but few ballet dancers continue

Prokofiev and the elusive search for happiness

Prokofiev

Renaissance Venice, Antarctica, a Tibetan temple, a Bollywood wedding and the lovers’ death in the desert are all part of

A gala for Galina

Galina Ulanova in honour of her centenary

London’s Russian community was out in force on Sunday night at the Coliseum for the sixth annual gala under the