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New York CitySwan Lake (Martins)

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Peter Martins; Lev Ivanov; Marius Petipa; George Balanchine; New York City Ballet; New York City Ballet Orchestra

ViennaWiener Staatsballett in der Volksoper: Carmina Burana

Debussy, Ravel, Orff
Vesna Orlic; András Lukács; Boris Nebyla; Vienna State Ballet; Guido Mancusi; Alexandra Burgstaller; Reinhard Traub

SevilleWayne McGregor Company: Autobiography

© Richard Davies
Patton: Autobiography
Wayne McGregor; Company Wayne McGregor; Ben Cullen Williams; Aitor Throup

TokyoKenneth MacMillan's Manon

Kenneth MacMillan's Manon
Massenet: Manon
Sir Kenneth MacMillan; The National Ballet of Japan; Martin Yates; Peter Farmer; Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

GenevaThe Six Brandenburg Concertos

Bach: The six Brandenburg Concertos
B'Rock Orchestra; Amandine Beyer; Rosas; Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

LeipzigDer Karneval der Tiere

© Kirsten Nijhof
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux
Bjarte Emil Wedervang Bruland; Leipziger Ballett; Tobias Engeli; Alden Gatt; Christina Geißler; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
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Music triumphs over tragedy: Marston’s moving The Cellist

Lauren Cuthbertson and Marcelino Sambé in The Cellist © ROH | Bill Cooper
In her first work for the Covent Garden main stage, based on the life of Jacqueline du Pré, choreographer Cathy Marston explores the profound bond between musician and instrument.
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Steely swans in Kansas City

Swan Lake © Brett Pruitt | East Market Studios
Kaleena Burks impresses in her role as Odette/Odile in Kansas City Ballet's Swan Lake
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Philosophy amid movement in San Francisco Ballet’s Dance Innovations

Dores André and Benjamin Freemantle in McIntyre's The Big Hunger © Erik Tomasson
The ballet culminates with fouettés, bravura leaps from the oversized ensemble and a rousing finish with all 44 dancers onstage. It was an exuberant end to an intelligent, satisfying production, both of thought and movement.
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Tanztheater Wuppertal bring Bluebeard to London

Pina Bausch's Bluebeard © Maarten Vanden Abeele
As the prototype to Bausch's unique style, this finely-shredded Bluebeard is to be cherished.
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Confident new works from the Joffrey Ballet

Jeraldine Mendoza and ensembe in The Times are Racing © Cheryl Mann
The Joffrey Ballet presents a roster of choreographers with new approaches, a positive impression for the future of ballet. 
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Visions of Classical (Re)Vision in San Francisco

Mathilde Froustey and Carlo Di Lanno in Welch's Bespoke © Erik Tomasson
“Your love affair with ballet, your time with ballet, is short,” explains Welsh about his ballet Bespoke, “Eventually you lay down, and dance keeps moving. It’s a bittersweet thing.”
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