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Tamara Rojo and Sergei Polunin in Frederick Ashton’s “Marguerite and Armand” - The Royal Ballet
Marianela Nuñez and Roberta Marquez in Onegin
Marianela Nunez and Carlos Acosta in Don Q
Edward Watson and Lauren Cuthbertson and? Royal Ballet
Copyright and photo by Tom Allen for Harpers Barzar UK 2014
Lauren Cuthbertson in La Valse. Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, October 2010. Photograph by John Ross.
The whole work employs a favourite Ashton motif in the tenacious acceleration of the ensemble movement, which is superbly whipped along by the galloping tempo of Barry Wordsworth’s baton. It provided the opportunity to welcome back a radiant Lauren Cuthbertson, after a long absence through illness.
Odette’s variation by RB soloist Yuhui Choe.