Watching the Nutcracker on Christmas Day is my holiday tradition since years. Numerous ballet companies around the world offer this famous Christmas ballet now online or on Demand. In times of Covid I can’t see The NUTCRACKER live on stage. There are so many beautiful choreographies available, next to the original by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, done in 1892. My favourite interpretations are by George Balanchine, Peter Wright and Christian Spuck.
Get a close insight into Natalia’s career as one of the greatest prima ballerinas. Learn more about her work as a principal dancer of the Royal Ballet and her contemporary dance projects with some of the world’s greatest choreographers. Watch the rehearsal process of new ballet Mother by Arthur Pita, a new commission with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and the Royal Ballet’s legendary production of La Bayadere directed by Natalia Makarova.
It’s amazing how hard Natalia works on all choreographies she dances – both on a technical and emotional level. Even the superstars of the ballet world have to rehearse and re-rehearse every ballet, even the ones they have already performed, getting corrections from their ballet masters as they aim for perfection.
Don’t miss MAYERLING – this ballet is regarded by many as among Kenneth MacMillan’s finest works!
While I am dearly missing live ballet and dance performances in these times of corona, fortunately there are plenty of streaming offers around. Now I discovered Marquee.TV where you can get a 14-day free trial! https://www.marquee.tv
This „star-studded revival of MacMillan’s ballet“ (Financial Times ★★★★★) features Steven McRae and Sarah Lamb in the lead roles. The production will be available to stream exclusively on Marquee TV from Saturday 13th June.
While I am dearly missing live ballet and dance performances in these times of corona, fortunately there are plenty of streaming offers around. As it will still take a while for operas and theaters to open, I started watching Marquee.TV – streaming Arts and Culture https://www.marquee.tv .
Getting bored? Have a look to all these amazing offers now available to watch for free online. You can find most links on Facebook, Youtube and Instagram. Unfortunately some performances are difficult to locate on the websites of the ballet companies, so feel free to follow my Facebook account Evi Hock, my site Ballettlovers and balletloversblog on Instagram to get all infos.
I wanna give you a nice selection what I am going to see.
It is time now to thank all of you who support, follows, like and comment on my posts. It has been 4 years since I started my blog and it is growing fast. I feel incredibly grateful for that and looking forward to another wonderful year with plenty of great ballet and dance performances.
I am beginning to look for 2020 highlights in the ballet world. Do you have any idea?
If you want to see the ballet GISELLE, better check first what interpretation will be shown. There are so many different versions. Almost every choreographer has done his own ballet. It is up to you. Watch youtube-Videos and accompanying descriptions.