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  1. As I now have to travel for business that week, I am selling two tickets in Row C of the Amphitheatre for the sold-out Swan Lake performance on Wednesday 11 March (Osipova/Hallberg cast). £30 each. Will sell separately if enough people respond. Please PM if interested. Thanks!
  2. I have one ticket in Row D of the Balcony for tonight’s ENB Gala (possible second ticket as well, don’t know yet): £15.80. E-ticket so can send by email. Please PM as well as posting here if interested.
  3. I have one standing (central SCS) ticket for tomorrow's matinee of Onegin for sale. £9. E-ticket so can send by email. Please PM as well as posting here if interested.
  4. I have one ticket for tomorrow's rehearsal of Onegin for sale: Amphi D 80. £15. E-ticket so can send. Please PM as well as posting here if interested.
  5. Second part (to upload this I needed to log out of the Forum and then log in again, surely there must be a better way!):
  6. Many apologies, they show up fine on my computer. If no admin can help clarify what the problem might be, let me see if posting them here as jpgs in separate replies helps. First part here (the restriction on image size requires splitting up)
  7. Following this useful account by FLOSS of the current iteration of the 1946 production, here for comparison is what Vsevolozshky and Petipa published in 1890, in the programme for the first performance:
  8. Indeed. However, caveat emptor. The fact that Tom Service can get through half an hour on Radio 3 without once mentioning that the bulk of the choreography - and certainly the bit everyone remembers - is by Ivanov should make one wary. However I liked that the programme was done at all, and some of the musical selections were thoughtfully away from the obvious. For those who might like something more serious about the Nutcracker, here is a wonderful article by Damien Mahiet from 2016: https://www.euppublishing.com/doi/pdfplus/10.3366/drs.2016.0156
  9. A repeat of last year’s interesting Radio 3 programme about The Nutcracker was transmitted last week and is now online: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001ss8
  10. Perhaps of interest, there is currently a repeat of a Radio 3 programme about the Nutcracker available online (which manages to include slavery in the West Indies): https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001ss8
  11. More of Ratmansky working on his Giselle appeared during World Ballet Day this year.The section starts around 3 hours and 30 minutes in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF5Nkg_MrhE
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