Tag Archives: Hamburg Ballet

Neumeier’s Nijinsky: A reflection of both the dancer and the choreographer

Alexandre Riabko, Nijinsky, Hamburg Ballet, photo ©  Erik Tomasson

The ballet Nijinsky isn’t a chronological narrative of the dancer’s life, but depicts elements of his life as he remembers

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

The Hamburg Ballet in Neumeier's Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For the first time in its history, the Australian Ballet will stage a ballet choreographed by John Neumeier, the artistic

World Ballet Day, #4 National Ballet of Canada

Less than four months ago, Aleksander Antonijevic, a principal at the National Ballet of Canada, ditched his black tights and

Cojocaru and Kobborg to guest with The Australian Ballet next month

Johan Kobborg and Alina Cojocaru in the final pas de deux of Manon, the Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

Before Alina Cojocaru left the Royal Ballet she told me she felt constrained at Covent Garden and found solace as

American Ballet Theatre to make its first tour to Australia

Fancy Free, ABT production, Jose Manuel Carreno, Sascha Radetsky, Herman Cornejo, photo © Rosalie O'Connor

American Ballet Theatre will perform in Australia for the first time next year. The company’s season, from 28 August until

Here’s to 2013, not forgetting the best moments of 2012

With the Paris Opera Ballet in Sydney in January/February and the Bolshoi Ballet in Brisbane in May/June, 2013 is set

The course of true love does run smooth as Neumeier’s dream team works its magic

Alina Cojocaru and Thiago Bordin in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamburg Ballet, photo © Holger Badekow

Just four years into his four-decade long artistic directorship of the Hamburg Ballet, John Neumeier created A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Close encounters with Nijinsky: Hamburg Ballet’s outstanding Australian premiere

Alexandre Riabko, Anna Polikarpova, Otto Bubenicek, Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For his ballet, Nijinsky, the choreographer, John Neumeier burrows deep into the mind of the great dancer to tell of

Alina Cojocaru: “The method dancer of all time”

Alina Cojocaru, courtesy Royal Ballet

A ballerina at the peak of her career is blessed with many rewards, but there is one thing she can’t

Neumeier: the presiding spirit of Hamburg

John Neumeier at home, with Nijinsky drawings in the background, photo © dpa

THE remains of Vaslav Nijinsky lie within the Montmartre cemetery in Paris. But the essence of the great dancer continues