The Stuttgart Ballet blog

The Stuttgart Ballet blog

Welcome to our blog! With different categories we would like to invitie you to take a look behind the curtain: read all about our daily life on tour in our tour diary, about our dancers' guest appearances away in e-mail from... and take a walk down memory lane with on this day. Enjoy!
On this day
June 27th 2001: Young Choreographers
June 27th, 2020

On this day 19 years, several artists were discovered at the Young Choreographers evening of the Noverre Society: Rolando D’Alesio, Alejandro Cerrudo and Peter Quanz and Marco Goecke.
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June 26th 1973: John Cranko’s Death
June 26th, 1973

On this day 47 years ago John Cranko died on a return flight from the United States. Two days earlier the company had given his version of Swan Lake in Philadelphia and went on board with the prospect of a summer vacation.
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June 10th 1969: Opening Night in New York
June 10th, 2020

On this day 51 years ago, the Stuttgart Ballet performed in New York City for the first time. On June 10th, 1969, John Crankos Onegin opened a series of performances running for a total of three weeks at the Metropolitan Opera House.
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May 21st 1978: World Premiere My Brother, My Sisters
May 21st, 2020

On this day 42 years ago Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet about siblings living in claustrophobic isolation premiered in Stuttgart.
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May 17th 1975: Premiere Return To A Strange Land
May 17th, 2020

On this day 45 years ago Jiří Kylián’s final version of Return To A Strange Land was premiered. A year earlier, the Czech choreographer had created a first version dedicated to John Cranko, who had died in 1973.
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Tour Diary
China / November 2019 (Day 10)
November 4th, 2019

The day of our second performance has arrived. As sometimes happens on tour with a debut! Clemens Fröhlich danced the role of Prince Gremin for the first time. Naturally, this adds to the excitement of the Performance.
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Tour Diary
China / November 2019 (Day 9, Part 2)
November 3rd, 2019

Here is a second look back to our opening night in Beijing. There are more photos of the following days to come after our return to Stuttgart!
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Tour Diary
China / November 2019 (Day 9)
November 2nd, 2019

Finally the day of the first performance has arrived! We give a big cheer and lots of appreciation and a huge thanks to our entire technical crew and their colleagues from the lighting department who performed miracles here in Beijing to ensure that the curtain went up on a picture perfect set.

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Tour Diary
China / November 2019 (Day 8)
November 1st, 2019

It is our third day in China; in the evening is the dress rehearsal of Onegin. Today we want to extend a special thank you to our tour diary photographer Roman Novitzky who is taking the time to document our daily life here for all our fans at home and around the world, although he is dancing in two out of three performances here in Beijing.
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