‘Expert’ commentator together with Malin Jacobson Båth and Jerome Marchand on the topic ‘Swanlake’ on SVT channel 2 in ‘Kulturstudion’ the evening of the 7th of May.
Chanel flew me to Paris, dressed me à la Coco, and invited me to see the pret à porter 2016/17 fashion show ‘front row only’ by Karl Lagerfeld at Grand Palais. I was honored and grateful to be chosen as a ”Swedish Ambassador” and in May Chanel will open it’s first store in Sweden in Stockholm on Birger Jarlsgatan 7.
Odette/Odile in Swanlake with the Royal Swedish Ballet
”She embodies the romantic ideal woman, vulnerable and with melancholic pleading arms… That she masters an entirely different aspect as well is seen in her convincing portrayal of Odile she dances a modern ”femme fatale”, unbeatable! - Svenska Dagbladet
Solveig in Per Gynt with the Royal Swedish Ballet
”Nathalie Nordquist, a loving Solveig, has the ability to hold the stage both in dance and in stillness” - Dance Europe
Cinderella in Cinderella (Cendrillon) with the Monte-Carlo Ballet.
Although there was only one dysfunctional family, it resembled ”Romeo and Juliet” in the youthful exuberance of the duets between the good-natured Cinderella (suitably danced barefoot by a lovely Nathalie Nordquist) and The Prince (a passionate Asier Uriagereka), who were, in this case, guided toward each other by the Fairy Godmother. -Pittsburg Post-Gazette
Hermia in A Midsummernight’s Dream (Le Songe) with the Monte-Carlo Ballet.
The scenes with the Athenians are the most academically ”balletic,” and there are some lovely moments. When the Duke takes Hermia — the exquisite Nathalie Nordquist– from Lysander, he literally peels her away limb by limb. -The Ottawa Citizen
Olga in Onegin with the Royal Swedish Ballet.
”Nathalie Nordquists Olga, is as exquisite as cherry blossoms, light as a birch leaf. Glittering, quick to mischief.” -Svenska Dagbladet
Isolde in Tristan with The Royal Swedish Ballet.
”The feelings are present in a breathtakingly beautiful pas de deux… Isolde by Nathalie Nordquist is excellent.” - Uppsala Nya Tidning
Bluebird Pas de Deux in Sleeping Beauty with the Royal Swedish Ballet.
”Nathalie Nordquist, a young dancer, who seems incapable of putting a foot wrong, was glorious in the Blue Bird Pas de Deux.” -Dance Europe
Artifact Suite with the Royal Swedish Ballet
”In the duets Nathalie Nordquist and Arsen Mehrabyan shine!” -Svenska Dagbladet
Portraying live, on photo and film, ‘The Queen and the Transcending Skipper’ new eyewear collection by Anna-Karin Karlsson. Being launched February/March during fashion weeks in Stockholm/Paris/Milan. Film to be broadcasted on Fashion tv in March. Choreography by Joakim Stephenson and music by Stefan Levin.
In 44 Cinemas around Sweden the 19th of December at 3 o’clock, the beloved performance of Nutcracker will be broadcasted live from the Royal Swedish Opera House. Dancing the role of Husan (Sugar Plum Fairy) with Dmitry Zagrebin as Kolaren. Petter (Franz) is danced by Jens Rosen and Lotta (Clara) by Nicole Rhodes.
Below you can find some links to what cinemas are showing the performance.
Dancing ‘Husan’ (sugar plum fairy) in Nutcracker with Dmitry Zagrebin as Kolaren and the Royal Swedish Ballet at the Royal Swedish Opera.
December 4th at 7, 7th at 7, 12th at 3, 16th at 7 and the 19th of December at 3, this performance will also be broadcasted live in Cinemas across Sweden.
In January dancing Husan with Calum Lowden as Kolaren. The 2nd at 3, 6th at 3, 9th at 6:30 and 12th at 6.
It’s the 20 year anniversary of this very Swedish Nutcracker choreographed by Pär Isberg. It’s popularity has demanded it back during 20 years making it a definite classic in the hearts of the audience.
Performing the title role in Raymonda at the Royal Swedish Operahouse the 8th, 11th and 13th of September. (Also the 15th of September for the opening of the Parliamentary year. However this performance is not available for purchase as it’s booked by the Royal family, Prime Minister and Government.) Dancing with Daniel Norgren-Jensen as Jean de Brienne and Vahe Martirosyan as Abderakhman. Raymonda is choreographed by Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg and was highly appreciated at the premiere in autumn 2014 as a beautiful and invigorating classical ballet. Music by Alexander Glazunov.
Dancing the Giselle Pas de Deux with Oscar Salomonsson at the 15th year Anniversary of ‘Dans i Nord’ (Dance in the North) the 30th of May in Piteå and the 31st of May in Haparanda north of Sweden. The performance will include Mats Ek’s latest creation ‘Yxa’ for Ana Laguna and Yvan Auzely.
Read ‘Unga på Operans’ blog, where dramaturg Sigrid Herrault captures my thoughts on the ballerina archetype, pointshoes and of using my voice in the upcoming production ‘Freuds Anatomiska Teater’. Read here: