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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

WashingtonABT on tour: Giselle

Hee Seo in Giselle © Gene Schiavone
Adam: Giselle
Jean Coralli; Jules Perrot; Marius Petipa; American Ballet Theatre; Ormsby Wilkins; Gianni Quaranta; Anna Anni; Jennifer Tipton

San FranciscoProgram 2: Classical (Re)Vision

Mathilde Froustey and Carlo Di Lanno in Welch's Bespoke © Erik Tomasson
Bach, Einaudi, Pärt, Britten, Anderson
Stanton Welch; Mark Morris; Val Caniparoli; Christopher Wheeldon; Helgi Tomasson; San Francisco Ballet; Cordula Merks; Natal'ya Feygina; San Francisco Ballet Orchestra; Esteban Hernandez

BudapestThe Karamazovs

The Karamazovs
Various: The Karamazovs
Boris Eifman; Hungarian National Ballet; Vyacheslav Okunev

ViennaMacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Shostakovich, Various, Liszt
Sir Kenneth MacMillan; Wayne McGregor; Sir Frederick Ashton; Vienna State Ballet; Deborah MacMillan; Ursula Bombshell; Charles Balfour

StrasbourgYours, Virginia

Yours, Virginia
Various: Yours, Virginia
Gil Carlos Harush; Ballet de l'Opéra national du Rhin; Thomas Herzog; Aurélie Maestre; Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse
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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.”
****1
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ABT’s Giselle shows that to forgive is divine

Hee Seo in Giselle © Gene Schiavone

A classic staging at the Kennedy Center turned resplendent in the second act.

****1
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Frida premieres at Dutch National Ballet

Salome Leverashvili and ensemble © Hans Gerritsen
The world premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's ballet about the legendary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is unsurprisingly colourful and highly dramatic by design. 
***11
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Daniel Proietto's RASA premieres at Ballet Vlaanderen

RASA © Filip Van Roe
An operatic deconstruction of La Bayadère in Ghent that has ingenuity and flair but is also over-stretched.
***11
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Strengths and weaknesses in Kent Stowell’s Cinderella at PNB

Pacific Northwest Ballet company dancers in Kent Stowell’s Cinderella © Angela Sterling
Sumptuous costumes, brilliant colors, excellent dancers create a glorious show which is unfortunately too long for the material. 
***11
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