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ViennaSchwanensee

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Rudolf Nureyev; Marius Petipa; Lew Iwanow; Vienna State Ballet; Paul Connelly; Luisa Spinatelli; Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

AmsterdamOde to the Master

Ode to the Master
Prokofiev, Piazzolla, Andriessen
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe; Het Balletorkest; Carel Kraayenhof; Hebe Mensinga

LeipzigDer Karnival der Tiere

© Kirsten Nijhof
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux
Alexei Ratmansky; Bjarte Emil Wedervang Bruland; Leipziger Ballet; Christina Geißler; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

BilbaoCroissant, plié y relevé

Croissant, plié y relevé
Haydn: Marie Antoinette
Thierry Malandain; Malandain Ballet Biarritz; Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi; Mélanie Levy-Thiébaut

LeipzigMagnificatWorld première

Magnificat
Bach: Magnificat
Mario Schröder; Leipziger Ballet; Christoph Gedschold; Paul Zoller; Steffi Lehmann

AmsterdamRequiemWorld première

Dutch National Ballet in Requiem © Hans Gerritsen
Brzóska, Bryars
David Dawson; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe; Eno Henze; Yumiko Takeshima; Altin Kaftira
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Last Rites: Puccini meets Stravinsky in Leeds

Vanessa Vince-Pang in The Rite of Spring © Tristram Kenton
A daring double bill from Opera North and Phoenix Dance Theatre pairs Jeanguy Saintus' new choreography for The Rite of Spring with a revival of Christopher Alden's production of Gianni Schicchi
****1
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The body matters: van Dijk, Eyal &Behar at Staatsballett Berlin

Staatsballet Berlin in Eyal's Half Life © Jubal Battisti

Van Dijk | Eyal, is the Staatsballett's second programme of its newly acquired contemporary repertory: morphing bodies, subtly distorted, invite us to peak inside, exposing our most vulnerable sides.

****1
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Núñez and Muntagirov light up Don Quixote

Marianela Núñez (Kitri) and Vadim Muntagirov (Basilio) © ROH | Andrej Uspenski
Despite Carlos Acosta's staging of Don Quixote feeling a little tame, the Royal Ballet's star couple dazzles. 
***11
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The Lady of the Camellias lives again in Missouri

Danielle Bausinger and Dillon Malinski in KCB's The Lady of the Camellias © Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios
Kansas City Ballet premieres Val Caniparoli and Robert de la Rose's Impressionistic ballet
***11
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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch take a bold step forward

Tanztheater Wuppertal in Papaioannou's Since She © Julian Monnert
Clever, witty and visually spectacular moments enlivened a text in this bold new step for Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch 
***11
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Rambert's Life is a Dream disappoints in Glasgow

Brenda Lee Grech, Hannah Rudd and dancers of Rambert in Life is a Dream © Johan Persson

The striking set, brooding music, captivating costumes and troupe of highly-talented dancers promise a great evening, but Rambert’s mysterious dreamscape leaves audiences more confused than intrigued.

**111
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