Latest News for: Amsterdam ballet


Houston Ballet’s Music Director Plans Final Bow

Houston Press 07 Sep 2023
As the curtain lifts on the Houston Ballet 2023-24 season, it will signify the final year of one of its most cherished members ... He held the position of music director of the American Ballet Theatre from 1998 to 2001, and he was the music director of the Het Nationale Ballet in Amsterdam from 2004 to 2012.

Poet Dongpo to premiere at Shanghai Culture Square 21 Jul 2023
He has also created dance routines for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal and Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, the Rome Opera, the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam, as well as choreographed, directed and designed the new production Carmina Burana for the chorus, orchestra and ...

George Dumitriu: Monk on Viola

All About Jazz 03 Apr 2023
"You don't have to paint the river to express something about the river." ... Thelonious Monk. piano. 1917 - 1982 ... Benny Golson ... " data-original-title="" title="">Michael Moore, the National Opera & Ballet Amsterdam, and many others. A virtuoso on violin, viola, and guitar, the Amsterdam-based artist led the group, Dumitrio on two albums, played in the ... ">.


Longview News-Journal 20 Mar 2023
- - Het Parool (Amsterdam-based daily newspaper) ... Van Manen has choreographed more than 150 ballets and his works are performed by the most esteemed ballet companies all around the world ... I am looking forward to working again with the amazing dancers of Dutch National Ballet who I enjoyed working with, a few years ago in Amsterdam.".

Performance celebrates life of renowned Black ballerina in LA

Daily Bulletin 17 Mar 2023
A Sunday, March 19 performance by dance students at The Ebell Club Los Angeles will celebrate and pay tribute to a pioneer in the ballet world ... The late Raven Wilkinson is seen with Robyn Gardenhire, founder of the City Ballet of Los Angeles ... while on tour with Ballet Russe ... and joined a more accepting company, the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam.

9 Russian Cultural and Sporting Figures Who Emigrated in a Year of War

Moscow Times 26 Feb 2023
Prima Ballerina Olga Smirnova, 31, quit Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company in March, saying she was "against this war with every fiber of my soul.". Following her exit from Russia, she quickly joined the Dutch National Ballet, where she made her debut in Marius Petipa’s Raymonda in Amsterdam in April.

The mysterious art of Amsterdam’s ‘Unknown Sculptor’

The Spokesman-Review 28 Jan 2023
In the heart of Amsterdam’s Red Light District, in front of a magnificently imposing church, a piece of art in the road attracts just as many eyes as all the provocative scenery that surrounds it ... It houses both Amsterdam’s city hall and the National Opera & Ballet ... Street numbers were an unknown concept in Amsterdam until the 18th century.

The best Entertainment & Arts photos of 2022

The Los Angeles Times 22 Dec 2022
Dania Maxwell ... This day was the best ... When I received the request for the assignment about the refugee ballet dancers from Ukraine, I immediately accepted ... For this, I first traveled from Germany to Amsterdam to Monaco. I witnessed Martin Korol incredibly focused and motivated when I photographed him in the ballet class with his new classmates.

Famed Austrian musicians to perform with VNSO in Hà Nội

Vietnam News 17 Nov 2022
He has succeeded Christian Thielemann as Sixtus Beckmesser in Wagner's Meistersinger, which has led to an invitation to Bayreuth Festival, Beckmesser also in Zurich, Cologne, Leipzig, Tokyo and Amsterdam ... She was a student of Krakow Opera Ballet Studion and the city's Fryderyk Chopin Academy, where she studied piano ... VNS.  . .

Ballet in exile shows Ukraine’s true colours

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Sep 2022
... in exile forming a ballet company ... At first their government allowed only female dancers to join the nascent United Ukrainian Ballet based in Amsterdam.

Russian Exiles

Scheerpost 28 Jun 2022
Silar, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. By Monika Zgustova / CounterPunch. A century ago, the October Revolution of 1917 and the Civil War that followed it generated a vast wave of Russian exiles ... Olga Smirnova, one of the great stars of classical ballet, left her job at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow to join the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam.

Get to know the Philippines’ 8 new National Artists

Manila Bulletin 14 Jun 2022
Her mother Carmen Dakudao, the wife of Jose Severino Locsin, is among the pioneering ballet teachers in Davao ... Among her award-winning works are “La Revolucion Filipina,” a 1996 piece about Apolinario Mabini, and the 1987Igorot,” which was performed in Amsterdam in 1987.

Circus Vargas to entertain Santa Barbara audiences

Santa Barbara News-Press 10 Jun 2022
Complete with gravity-defying thrills, show begins tonight at Earl Warren Showgrounds. PHOTOS COURTESY CIRCUS VARGAS ... Instead of her hands, she uses her feet ... Ms ... Arata-Quiroga grew up in Amsterdam and attended the Conservatorium for Ballet and Music in the Netherlands before deciding to follow in her family’s footsteps and make the circus her career ... .

Netherlands: Amsterdam citizens protest as Dutch ballet hires Russian dancer

Ruptly 17 Apr 2022
Dozens of demonstrators protested against the Dutch National Ballet hiring Russian ballerina Olga Smirnova, in Amsterdam on Saturday.

War brings new iron curtain down on Russia’s storied ballet stages

The Irish Times 15 Apr 2022
So she left the Bolshoi, the storied company whose name is synonymous with ballet, with its gilded theatres just blocks from the Kremlin, uprooted her life and moved to Amsterdam, where she joined the Dutch National Ballet ... Olga Smirnova at the Dutch National Opera and Ballet in Amsterdam.