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Festival Ballet's emotional, sensual Carmen

Although the gypsy girl Carmen is most familiar from the 1875 opera of that name by Georges Bizet, local audiences have also become acquainted with the Carmen performed by Festival Ballet, which was commissioned by them and first appreciated in the 20
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By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 28, 2011
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Fall Dance Preview: Kick up your heels!

This fall’s dance events include reprises at local companies.
Things are moving around town
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 17, 2010
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Dancing the night away

The cat is back; the clock is back; the fire is back.
Festival Ballet’s heartfelt Cinderella
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  April 30, 2010

The naked truth

I would like to register my protest against your “Naked Boston” issue’s needlessly titillating cover image of a nude, beheaded woman.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 2, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 02, 2010
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Almost

The Boston Lyric Opera comes maddeningly close to having a good Carmen . (The production continues at the Shubert Theatre through November 17.) Keith Lockhart leads a superb orchestra and chorus and a cast of plausible singers/actors in a compelling i
BLO's Carmen, the BSO's Beethoven, Emmanuel Music's Haydn and Schoenberg
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  November 13, 2009
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Photos: Boston Ballet's World Passions

Photos of the Boston Ballet's "World Passions" collection, including Jorma Elo's Carmen ; Helen Pickett's Tsukiyo ; Viktor Plotnikov's Rhyme ; and Marius Petipa's Paquita.
Photos from the Boston Ballet's "World Passions" at the Opera House
By ERIC ANTONIOU  |  October 30, 2009


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Both ears and the tail for this Carmen

"World Passions," the collection of four works that Boston Ballet opened at the Opera House last night, was more pleasant than passionate until Kathleen Breen Combes sashayed out as the title character in Jorma Elo's Carmen .
Boston Ballet's 'World Passions'
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 30, 2009

Best Make-Up Spot


Seeking a swoony dinner to help gloss over a relationship stumble? Head to Carmen (33 North Square, Boston, 617.742.6421), a tiny North End charmer that...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 05, 2009