Birmingham Royal Ballet have an exciting project on at the moment. Later this year you will have a chance to see David Bintley’s new production of Cinderella at the Birmingham Hippodrome. This promises to be an exciting new interpretaion of Prokofiev’s ballet with John Macfarlane’s designs providing a very dramatic backdrop. One of the things […]
>Another version of Cinderella from Birmingham Royal Ballet?
Further to my post the other day about David Bintley’s incredible new version of Cinderella, we find that BR are actually producing a second version! The same score, on the same scale and with the same ambitious production values… but with a very different choreographic team. Following on from the hugely successful Ballet Hoo! project, […]
>Birmingham Royal Ballet wins South Bank Award!
>Birmingham Royal Ballet has one an award for Director David Bintley and his ballet E=mc² at ITV’s The South Bank Show Awards. “Based on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, E=mc², choreographed by Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Director David Bintley, enjoyed its world premiere at Birmingham Hippodrome in September 2009 as part of the triple bill Quantum Leaps […]
‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café
Yesterday I was visiting Birmingham Royal Ballet and was fortunate enough to catch a rehearsal of ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café. I have to confess I was amazed: The music was at times haunting others inspirational; the costumes were stunning; and the use of a simple but evocative sets and lighting set the whole […]