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Performer: Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris

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ParisGeorge Balanchine

Bach, Hindemith, Tchaikovsky
George Balanchine; Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris; Vello Pähn; Barbara Karinska; Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris

ParisAlan Lucien Øyen

New Work
Alan Lucien Øyen; Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris; Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris

ParisMayerling

Liszt: Mayerling
Sir Kenneth MacMillan; Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris; Martin Yates; Nicholas Georgiadis; Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris

ParisPlay

Karlsson: Play
Alexander Ekman; Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris; Calesta "Callie" Day; Xavier Ronze
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A rare Jewels

Paris Opera Ballet in George Balanchine's Emeralds © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra national de Paris
As dance experiences go, this one was hard to beat.
****1
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Tree of Codes

© Joel Chester Fildes
McGregor delivers a mighty concept through strong leadership and teamwork; creating art, through movement, that possesses both complexity and depth, yet unfolds with arresting clarity.  
****1
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Tcherniakov triumphs with Iolanta, but hobbles Nutcracker

Sonya Yoncheva (Iolanta), Vito Priante (Ibn-Hakia), Marion Barbeau (Marie) et al © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra National de Paris
In Paris, Russian enfant terrible reunites Iolanta with The Nutcracker... with wildly mixed results. 
***11
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La Bayadère fails to storm the Opéra Bastille

The POB struggles to connect to the Nureyev legacy, in an underwhleming performance of La Bayadère. 
***11
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Étoiles of the Paris Opéra Ballet sparkle in Tokyo

The fourth Étoile Gala in Tokyo showed many faces of Paris Opera Ballet étoiles as well as stars from other companies, and with its intimate atmosphere and hand-made feeling, won the hearts of Japanese audience. 
****1
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