In July 1997 when the curtain fell on the Opera
House at a farewell gala, the company began a period of wandering that will not end until the rebuilt Covent Garden opens, hopefully at the end of next year, just in time for the next millennium.
Since the Opera
House closed last summer, seasons by the Royal Ballet at a former rock venue in West London and by the Royal Opera in a West End theater have lost considerable sums of money.
Giselle was not being performed at the Opera
when she arrived in 1894, but in 1901 she was invited to St.
Dupond mastered the requisite technique, but he initially lacked discipline; the Opera
After joining the Opera
corps de ballet in 1980, one idea dominated his thoughts: "Get moving on the road to etoile.
Rost made her own film debut last year in a filmed version of the opera
``Bank Ban,'' by Hungarian composer Ferenc Erkel.
I know the month because I can check it in my passport, and I know it was a Wednesday because the Opera
Ballet in those days appeared on Wednesdays.