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Mastering the masterpieces
It’s not exactly a trip down Memory Lane, but this weekend Boston Ballet is revisiting some pieces and choreographers it hasn’t performed in the Mikko Nissinen era.
Boston Ballet takes on Balanchine, Tudor, and Tharp
| May 21, 2008
At long last love?
Boston Ballet has been playing the Romeo and Juliet dating game for almost 25 years now.
Boston Ballet hitches up with John Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet
| February 20, 2008
For some 15 years now, Boston Ballet has danced like a major international ballet company, and Mikko Nissinen wants to be sure everybody’s aware of that.
Boston Ballet’s ‘Night of Stars’
| January 31, 2008
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a dizzy dance of a drama, meandering mystifyingly between May Eve and Midsummer Eve under a moon that goes from new to full swifter than arrow from the Tartar’s bow.
Boston Ballet illumines George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
| January 24, 2008
It’s a good pairing: together, Serenade and La Sylphide write an essay on doomed love
Boston Ballet in Serenade and La Sylphide
| October 31, 2007
Love after death
At 166 years old and sporting miles of white tulle, Giselle can look pretty moldy.
Boston Ballet redeems Giselle
| May 14, 2007
Love and death
“Classic Balanchine” as opposed to . . . “Jazz Balanchine”? “Porno Balanchine”? What was the alternative?
Boston Ballet's "Classic Balanchine" has all the basics
| May 09, 2007
Dreaming and remembrance
Two momentous revivals in town showed us how big the category of classical ballet really is.
Boston Ballet’s Midsummer, Boston Conservatory’s Dark Elegies
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| February 21, 2007
Stairway to Paradise?
It’s a mark of Mikko Nissinen’s ambitions for Boston Ballet that last night’s benefit Gala Performance at the Wang Theatre ended with such a défilé .
Boston Ballet's Gala performance
| October 26, 2006
Pensées mal gardées
Boston Ballet’s second production of Frederick Ashton’s La Fille Mal Gardée made it clearer than ever what a fractured fairy tale this is. The pastoral scrim that’s revealed when the curtain goes up sports a surly Demeter bearing a sheaf of grain and
Plus, fantasy Filles
| March 14, 2006
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