★★★✰✰ Having premiered in 2010, it is now two years’ past the median lifespan of an ENB Nutcracker and – despite many attributes – the show has reached its sell-by date.
Tag - Daniel Kraus
Of the three Choreographics evenings to date I thought this was the best, with all the pieces feeling buffed-up, thought about and nobody making a huge wrong turn.
Some pictures of Coppelia coming together in the main English National Ballet studio, taken by ENB dancer, and well known photographer, Laurent Liotardo...
....the performance done, Muntagirov was promoted live on stage by new Director Tamara Rojo to the highest rank in the company - Lead Principal. A pleasant surprise, but in fact no surprise at all - it was only ever a question of time.