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First the glitter, then the shadowplay: the Australian Ballet’s double bill

Daniel Gaudiello in La Sylphide, The Australian Ballet 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s latest program is a study in contrasts: Romantic era French, versus Imperial Russian, a chandelier versus a

Navy Night, Sydney, October 1913: Genée dances the hornpipe

Adeline Genée, Sydney, 1913, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, photo by May & Mina Moore, call number P1 / 618

For anyone who lives in Sydney, there’s no doubt that the fleet’s in town with round the clock news of