Tag Archives: Rudolf Nureyev

The Paris Opera Ballet brings Nureyev’s Swan Lake and works by Forsythe, Robbins and Pite to Australia

The Paris Opera Ballet will return to Australia in July next year at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane.

La Scala and Nureyev, at home and abroad

The strong connection between Rudolf Nureyev and La Scala was recently honoured with a gala in Milan to mark the

The Australian days of Annette Page, Ronald Hynd and Dudley Simpson

When Margot Fonteyn toured Australia in 1962 she brought with her an elite group of seven dancers, shown in the

Peter Martins retires and the dance world edges into the world of “me-too”

Following accusations of sexual misconduct Peter Martins, the Balletmaster-in-Chief of the New York City Ballet gave his resignation to the

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

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

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

The Sleeping Beauty: A ballet once seen, never forgotten

Some ballets change lives. Children remember their first Nutcracker, of course, or maybe Coppelia or Swan Lake. But for many

From Japan, by way of Australia, Hannah O’Neill takes a leading role in Paris

The progress of Hannah O’Neill at the Paris Opera Ballet has been exceptional but I don’t think anyone would believe

Gillian Murphy as Nikiya, a night to remember and the journey of La Bayadère from Petipa to the 21st century

With Christmas Eve just a month away, I thought I’d already seen the outstanding Australian dance performances of the year.

The many lives of the Corsaire pas de deux

The pas de deux in Le Corsaire is one of the most famous moments in the classical ballet repertoire, yet