Opera ballet

Opera and ballet still cling to offensive and outdated motifs – The Miscellany News

On Friday March 15, I watched “Rigoletto” by Giuseppe Verdi with my mother. My mom loves Lincoln Center, loves opera, and loves to sing opera. Opera aficionados regard “Rigoletto” as standard repertoire, even though it was my first formal encounter with it. However, the song “La Donna e Mobile” was extremely familiar due to its […]

Ballet academy

Centralia Ballet Academy offers dance lessons for boys

This ballet class is a little different from most – it’s made up entirely of boys and young men. Classical music fills a bright studio full of dancers. An instructor shouts “over-under…folded” and a group of graceful students practice their ballet steps. However, this ballet class is a little different from most. It’s a class […]

Opera ballet

Win tickets to see Paris Opera Ballet’s Swan Lake in cinemas across Australia

We have ten double passes to give away to see the Paris Opera Ballet perform Rudolf Nureyev Swan Lakescreened in Australian cinemas from April 12-17. With Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky took on the legend of the Spotless Bird to create some of the most beautiful music ever written for ballet. Choreographers Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov […]