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Epilogue © Bill Cooper
London

William Forsythe offers us A Quiet Evening of Dance

By , 04 October 2018
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Jenni Schaeferhoff and Emanuele Corsini in Neue Suite © Ian Whelan
London

Semperoper Ballett shines in dynamic Forsythe bill

By , 21 June 2018
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Playlist (Track 1, 2) © Laurent Liotardo
London

Collective technical prowess: Forsythe’s Playlist tops ENB's Voices of America programme

By , 12 April 2018
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Paulo Arrais and Lia Cirio in Elo's Bach Cello Suites © Rosalie O'Connor
Boston

Parts in Suite : A carefully curated contemporary program in Boston

By , 10 March 2018
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Zenaida Yanowsky, Symphonic Dances © Bill Cooper | ROH 2017
London

The Royal Ballet: Liam Scarlett’s new Symphonic Dances, plus a trio of revivals

By , 18 May 2017
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In Creases © Media 4 Artists | Theo Kossenas
Washington

Attitude and Abstraction from the Washington Ballet

By , 30 March 2017
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Isaac Hernández: In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated © Laurent Liotardo
London

A bold triple bill from English National Ballet, bookended by two masters

By , 24 March 2017
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Anna Khamzina Jan Casier Melissa Ligurgo in Godani's Rituals from Another When © Carlos Quezada
Zürich

Animal instinct, humanity and some serious hustle: a stellar Quintett in Zurich

By , 11 February 2017
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Lorena Feijoo in Possokhov's Optimistic Tragedy © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

Possokhov’s Optimistic Tragedy provokes and pleases in San Francisco Ballet’s Program 2

By , 26 January 2017
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Pacific Northwest Ballet in Crystal Pite's Emergence © Angela Sterling
New York City

Plus ça change at Pacific Northwest Ballet

By , 26 February 2016
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© Media4artists | Theo Kossenas
Washington

Director's Cut: Septime Webre opens his last season in Washington

By , 25 February 2016
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Esteban Hernandez and Wei Wang in Possokhov's Magrittomania © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

Surreal whimsy: Magrittomania sets San Francisco Ballet’s season off to a promising start

By , 24 January 2016
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Skew Whiff © Gregory Batardon
Zürich

Four works, four choreographers: The new "Restless" in Zurich

By , 20 December 2015
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Desmond Richardson in Imprint © Nina Wurtzel
New York City

“Tyger Desmond, burning bright”: Complexions Contemporary Ballet

By , 20 November 2015
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Sylvie Guillem in Bye © Bill Cooper
New York City

Life in Progress: Sylvie Guillem bids us adieux

By , 12 November 2015
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Viktoria Kapitonova and Manuel Renard in In the Middle Somewhat Elevated © Gregory Bartadon
Zürich

Three Choreographers, Three Masterpieces: Zürich Ballet Triple Bill

By , 11 October 2015
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Sylvie Guillem in Techne © Bill Cooper
Beijing

Sylvie Guillem's final tour: Life in Progress

By , 10 October 2015
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Jordana Daumec with Artists of the Ballet in The Second Detail © Cylla von Tiedemann, courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada
Montreal

Triple dose of neoclassical minimalism from National Ballet of Canada

By , 01 October 2015
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Carla Körbes takes her final bow © Angela Sterling
Seattle

PNB's Season Encore bids farewell to Carla Körbes and Kiyon Gaines

By , 07 June 2015
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Misa Kuranaga in The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude © Gene Schiavone
Boston

Enthralling Thrill of Contact ends Boston Ballet season on high note

By , 15 May 2015
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Sunshine © Michel Cavalca
New York City

Lyon Opera Ballet Brings Contemporary Vision to The Joyce

By , 29 April 2015
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Jonathan Porreta in In the Middle Somewhat Elevated © Angela Sterling
Seattle

The Pacific Northwest Ballet experiences the Vertiginous Thrill of Forsythe

By , 13 March 2015
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Ksenia Ovsyanick and james Forbat in Petite Mort © ASH
London

ENB at Sadler’s Wells: Modern Masters for a new partnership

By , 10 March 2015
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San Francisco Ballet in The Kingdom of the Shades from Makarova's La Bayadère, Act III © © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

Classically modern: San Francisco Ballet's Program 3

By , 24 February 2015
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LA dance Project in Millepied's Reflections © Julia Cervantes
New York City

Treading uneven terrain: L.A. Dance Project's New York debut

By , 16 October 2014
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Claudio Cangialosi and Chantelle Kerr in Neue Suite © Costin Radu
New York City

Iconic choreographers' digest at New York's Fall for Dance festival

By , 10 October 2014
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Frances Chiaverini  ©  Julieta Cervantes
New York City

William Forsythe's choreographic études on stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

By , 09 October 2013
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Reflections by Benjamin Millepied  ©  Laurent Philippe
London

Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied brings LA Dance Project to Sadler's Wells

By , 02 October 2013
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Altan Dugaraa, Sarah Wroth and Yury Yanowsky in Kylian’s Bella Figura  ©  Rosalie O'Connor
London

A strong contemporary programme is Boston Ballet's second offering to London

By , 05 July 2013
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Misa Kuranaga in Forsythe's The Second Detail  ©  Boston Ballet
Boston

Boston rethinks ballet with the Rolling Stones and a world première by Jorma Elo

By , 25 October 2012
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Boston Ballet in Bella Figura  ©  Gene Schiavone
Boston

Bella Figura in Boston

By , 30 April 2011
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Artifact Suite © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

La Compañía Nacional de Danza da un salto cuántico con Forsythe

By , 30 April 2017
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© Laurent Philippe | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Impressing the Czar, le ballet ubuesque de William Forsythe à Garnier

By , 05 January 2017
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Ludmila Pagliero et Vincent Chaillet, The Seasons' Canon © Julien Benhamou | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

L’élan vital de Crystal Pite triomphe à Garnier

By , 26 September 2016
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Quintett (William Forsythe) © Ryan Schude
Paris

L.A. Dance Project interprète Martha Graham, William Forsythe, Justin Peck et Benjamin Millepied

By , 15 September 2016
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Ludmila Pagliero, Germain Louvet , Blake Works I © Ann Ray | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Soirée William Forsythe au Palais Garnier, l’intemporalité du langage néoclassique

By , 04 July 2016
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Black Box © Michel Cavalca
Paris

Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon : coup de projecteur sur une compagnie contemporaine et dynamique

By , 23 February 2016
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Etudes, Dorothée Gilbert & Josua Hoffalt © Sébastien Mathé / Opéra National de Paris
Paris

Lander/Forsythe à l’Opéra Garnier : un hommage à l’art de la danse

By , 20 September 2014
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