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AntwerpCantus Firmus / Mea Culpa

Bach, Various
Jeanne Brabants; Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui; Opera Ballet Vlaanderen; Bart Naessens; John Bogaerts; Karl Lagerfeld; Mimi Peetermans

ZürichDas Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (The Little Match Girl)New production

Dancers of the Zurich Junior Ballet © Gregory Batardon
Lachenmann: Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (The Little Match Girl)
Christian Spuck; Ballett Zürich; Matthias Hermann; Rufus Didwiszus; Emma Ryott; Martin Gebhardt

TokyoKenneth Macmillan's Romeo and Juliet

Kenneth Macmillan's Romeo and Juliet
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
Sir Kenneth MacMillan; The National Ballet of Japan; Martin Yates; Paul Andrews; Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

RigaThree Musketeers

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

MunichCoppéliaNew production

Coppélia
Delibes: Coppélia
Roland Petit; Bavarian State Ballet; Anton Grishanin; Ezio Frigerio; Franca Squarciapino; Jean-Michel Désiré

AmsterdamRomeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
Rudi van Dantzig; Dutch National Ballet; Ermanno Florio; Dutch Ballet Orchestra
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Down with bourgeoise indifference: a new ballet in Zurich

Dancers of the Zurich Junior Ballet © Gregory Batardon

In the Zurich premiere of The Little Match Girl, choreographer Christian Spück tackles a project of major proportions.

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The Royal Ballet keeps the Cunningham flame aglow

Francesca Hayward, Matthew Ball and Mayara Magri in Cross Currents © ROH | Bill Cooper
A brief but innovative tribute to the lasting influence of Merce Cunningham in the Linbury Theatre
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Magical images, tulips and a lobster at Kansas City Ballet

Kansas City Ballet Dancers in Tulips and Lobster © Mike Strong
Adam Hougland's premiere of Carmina Burana in Kansas City. 
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NYCB does Cunningham ... and Balanchine

New York City Ballet in Merce Cunningham’s Summerspace © Erin Baiano
Judging by the enthusiastic audience reactions to this program one might have to rethink the modern/ballet divide. Maybe there’s only two types of dance – good dance and bad dance. 
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Giselle retold as a story of lust, indifference and revenge

Dada Masilo (Giselle) © Laurent Philippe
A South African Giselle of spell-binding intensity at Sadler's Wells.
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MacMillan’s Manon remains as irresistible as ever

Sarah Lamb (Manon) and Vadim Muntagirov (des Grieux) © ROH | Alice Pennefather (2014)
The Royal Ballet season opens with a MacMillan favourite, his ballet adaptation of a novel more familiar for its operatic treatment. 
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