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RigaThree Musketeers

© Andris Tone
Three Musketeers
Paul Chalmer; Latvian National Ballet; Andris Veismanis; Anna Kontek

RigaAntonija #Silmači

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Karlsons: Antonija #Silmači
Aivars Leimanis; Latvian National Ballet; Jānis Liepiņš; Mārtiņš Vilkārsis; Anna Heinrihsone

RigaSwan Lake

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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; Aivars Leimanis; Latvian National Ballet; Mārtiņš Ozoliņš; Līga Purmale; Večella Varslavāne

RigaAt the Blue Danube

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Strauss II: At the Blue Danube
Helēna Tangijeva-Birzniece; Aivars Leimanis; Latvian National Ballet; Mārtiņš Ozoliņš; Ināra Gauja

RigaLe Corsaire

Le Corsaire
Drigo: Le Corsaire
Aivars Leimanis; Latvian National Ballet; Farhads Stade; Līga Purmale; Elita Patmalniece

StrasbourgLa Gran Partita

La Gran Partita
Mozart: La Gran Partita
Bruno Bouché; Ballet de l'Opéra national du Rhin; Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
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Tilting at windmills: Bolshoi’s Don Quixote cranks into top gear

Margarita Shrainer (Kitri) and Igor Tsvirko (Basilio) © Natalia Voronova
Fiery footwork from Margarita Shrainer and Igor Tsvirko kick life into Fadeyechev’s version of Don Quixote
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Romeo + Juliet another palpable hit for Sir Matthew Bourne

Cordelia Braithwaite (Juliet) and Paris Fitzpatrick (Romeo) © Johan Persson
A commitment to youth brings another palpable hit to the New Adventures' repertoire. 
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Bolshoi Ballet delivers the laughs in Ratmansky's The Bright Stream

The Bright Stream © Natalia Voronova
This bright, brief and breezy production is occasionally hard to follow, but nonetheless soaked in rustic charm.
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The Bolshoi's Swan Lake simmers, but the corps shines

Semyon Chudin (Siegfried) and Olga Smirnova (Odette) © Natalia Voronova
Near perfection from the corps de ballet represent the Bolshoi at its very best during its Royal Opera House residency.
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Спартак Большого завоевывает Ковент-Гарден

Denis Rodkin (Spartacus) © Damir Yusupov
To read this review in the original English, please click here.Большой, храбрый, напористый. Если вы хотите посмотреть, как танцуют балет «Спартак», к вашим услугам только одна труппа: Большой балет.
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The Bolshoi’s Spartacus conquers Covent Garden

Denis Rodkin (Spartacus) © Damir Yusupov
Subtlety has no place here. Go for the explosive male dancing and two contrasting female leads.
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