Tag Archives: The Bright Stream

Dance nominees in the Helpmann Awards, 2014

The Bright Stream, Maria Alexandrova as Zina, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Damir Yusupov

The dance panel for the Helpmann Awards 2014 has shortlisted four works for Best Ballet or Dance Work, and in

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

The Bolshoi looks on the bright side of life

The Bright Stream, final scene, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Damir Yusupov

When Alexei Ratmansky first heard a recording of Shostakovich’s ballet score for The Bright Stream in 1995, he must have

Q & A with Ratmansky

Alexei Ratmansky, photo © MIRA

With the Bolshoi Ballet’s season in Australia to open tomorrow, I spoke a week ago on the phone to Alexei

Spring in the steppes of the Bolshoi Ballet

THE Greek god of music, poetry and sun wore a dusting of white. Overnight, the snow had fallen on Apollo’s

Bolshoi Ballet to return to Australia in 2013

The Bright Stream photo © Damir Yusupov

The Bolshoi Ballet will tour to Australia next year for a season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane,