1. Upcoming Ballet Trips: PLEASE vote
2. World Ballet Day Livestreams Oct. 1
3. Royal Ballet Broadcasts in Canada
4. Painted Girls author talks in Southern Ontario
5. Don Quixote pas de deux at Guelph Symphony Orchestra season opener
6. Bolshoi's Marco Spada available as livestream
7. Canada’s Ballet Jörgen "Ballet in the Studio"
I have made some small changes to the proposed trips for next year. Please look at the program again and let me know which ones tempt you, especially if you are interested in the February trip to London, for which I would have to put tickets on hold this week. This is not a commitment. It just gives me a general idea of how many hotel rooms and ballet tickets I have to start inquiring about.
Stanton Welch's La Bayadère
world-premiere Ostinato by resident choreographer Tim Harbour.
Artistic director David McAllister will be answering questions.
Yuri Grigorovich's Legend of Love.
Marianela Nuñez and Federico Bonelli rehearsing Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon
Liam Scarlett rehearsing his new The Age of Anxiety with Laura Morera and Steven McRae
Christopher Wheeldon's Aeternum
Frederick Ashton's Scènes de ballet
Ludovic Ondiviela rehearses his new ballet Cassandra
Wayne McGregor will discuss his forthcoming Woolf Works
artistic director Kevin O'Hare will talk about the forthcoming season.
John Neumeier's Nijinsky
William Forsythe's The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
scenes from Helgi Tomassón and Possokhov's Don Quixote
Tomassón's Concerto Grosso
After it is shown live on October 1st, the 24 hour event will not be available in its entirety. But for 48 hours after the event, you can watch each company's broadcast on its YouTube channel. After that, each company will post selected highlights from World Ballet Day.
Manon from December 6, 2014
Bolshoi's Marco Spada available as livestream
The story is very silly, but there is lots of great dancing from
David Hallberg, Evgénia Obraztsova, Olga Smirnova, Semion Chudin, and Igor Tsvirko
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