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Breathtaking!

By snorton1354
Written September 21, 2014
The Royal Ballet's production of "Giselle," which aired last night at movie theatres, was absolutely spectacular. The Russian ballerina Natalia O defied gravity in her leaps. Her male partner was wonderful as well. And the corps de ballet, the Wilies, were incredibly precise and beautiful. It was very helpful to see the accompanying videos of the various dancers and their rehearsal process. Total enjoyable and affordable evening.
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We are so Lucky!

By Boringfarmerwife
Written January 31, 2014
What a delight to be able to see the Royal Ballet on the big screen. We were in London in October and attended Don Quixote at the Royal Opera House. It is a wonderful venue, but you don't see close up shots like on the screen. How wonderful to be able to see this great company near home and at a reasonable price.
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Giselle

By johnholyland
Written August 20, 2014
We enjoyed it immensely. The quality of the dancing was outstanding and memorable. The cinematography was very good. Filming ballet is very difficult and often poorly done but this one was excellent with seamless and unintrusive transition between distance and close up shots. The written "hand-out" that was given to us on arrival and the preamble helped a lot in following the action.We will certainly look forward to other upcoming events.
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Boutiful ballet

By junenew
Written September 21, 2014
I thought Giselle was outstanding in all aspects of judging. The cinemotography, music, costuming all made the excellent cast even more enjoyable. Spoils one for local ballet presentations/
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Giselle - Royal Ballet.

By C Lawson
Written July 25, 2014
This was a showing by the Royal Opera House Live. The ballet was excellent and I really enjoyed not only the whole enstage performance, but the backstage interviews and peeks. I will definetly come back to see other productions from the ROH, ballet and opera and any other theatrical showings.
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