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Instrument: Choreography

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LeedsKiss me, Kate

Kiss me, Kate
Porter: Kiss me, Kate
James Holmes; Jo Davies; Opera North; Oliver Rundell; Colin Richmond; Quirijn de Lang

LeipzigSchwanenseeNew production

Schwanensee
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Mario Schröder; Leipziger Ballet; Christoph Gedschold; Paul Zoller; Aleksandar Noshpal; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

ZaandamNarnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Grimm
Ernst Meisner; Dutch National Ballet's Junior Company

LondonRambert: Life is a Dream

Lutosławski: Life is a Dream
Kim Brandstrup; Rambert Dance Company

StockholmThe Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
Marius Petipa; Royal Swedish Ballet

ViennaSamson et DalilaNew production

Elīna Garanča (Dalila) and Roberto Alagna (Samson) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)
Marco Armiliato; Alexandra Liedtke; Vienna State Opera; Raimund Orfeo Voigt; Su Bühler; Elīna Garanča; Roberto Alagna

ZürichEmergenceNew Production

Wei Chen in Leon and Lightfoot's Speak for Yourself © Gregory Batardon
Belton, Various
Crystal Pite; Sol León; Paul Lightfoot; Ballett Zürich
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Ignition and internal combustion from Sydney Dance Company

Janessa Dufty and Izzac Carroll © Pedro Greig
The world premiere of Rafael Bonachela's first full-length work in six years, *ab [intra]* features astounding partnering and lives up to its claim of representing the energy of the creative dance process.
****1
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Cherkaoui and Pite

Faun © Marc Haegeman
The Royal Ballet of Flanders presents in Madrid's Teatros del Canal an attractive triple bill with works by its Artistic Director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Firebird and Faun) and the Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite (Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue)
***11
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All Robbins at NYCB

When de Luz reached down and laid his hand on the floor in the final Nocturne, it suggested to me that, on this night and with these dancers, the stage was sacred ground.
****1
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Polina and Friends gala wins Berlin balletomanes

Polina Semionova and Friedemann Vogel © Yan Revazov
Organised by Berlin State Ballet audience’s darling, the principal dancer Polina Semionova, the gala Polina & Friends and its stellar cast literally left the house roaring from enthusiasm.
*****
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Scarlett delivers a triumphant new Swan Lake

Marianela Núñez (Odette) © ROH | Bill Cooper
A new Swan Lake is a test for any ballet company. Expectations ran high, but Liam Scarlett's new production hit the target. 
*****
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Tuckett's Elisabeth is revived at the Barbican

Yury Yanowsky and Zenaida Yanowsky in Elizabeth © ROH | Tristram Kenton
Tuckett's richly-integrated Elizabeth contains some superb performances but is often overwhelmed in this transition to a much larger space 
***11
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Softly awakes my cold, cold heart: Samson et Dalila

Elīna Garanča (Dalila) and Roberto Alagna (Samson) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Saint-Saëns' exotic dip into the Bible is given a cool update in Alexandra Liedtke's new production at the Wiener Staatsoper.
***11
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