Mon, Jul 04, 2011 - Page 13 News List

The Weekender: Royal Ballet works like a charm

By Diane Baker  /  Staff Reporter

Roberta Marquez was a delightful, but fragile Giselle to Thiago Soares’ Albrecht, while Thomas Whitehead as Hilarion was more a jealous stalker than lovesick youth. Also notable were Hikaru Kobayashi as Myrtha and Akane Takada and Kenta Kura, who were the lead couple in the Pas de six in Act I.

Now that the Royal has wrapped up its first visit to Taiwan, let’s hope it won’t take another centennial anniversary before the company is seen here again.

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