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ENCORE PERFORMANCE FROM THE ROYAL BALLET THE DREAM / SYMPHONIC VARIATIONS / MARGUERITE AND ARMAND

11th June @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SUNDAY 11 JUNE 2017

ENCORE PERFORMANCE  FROM THE ROYAL BALLET

THE DREAM / SYMPHONIC VARIATIONS / MARGUERITE AND ARMAND

The Royal Ballet brings its celebration of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of works by its founder choreographer Frederick Ashton. This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. The Dream is Ashton’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s riotous comedy in which a forest sprite plays havoc, armed with a love potion. Symphonic Variations was Ashton’s first work after World War II, and one of the Company’s first to be performed on the huge main stage of the Royal Opera House, in 1946. With six dancers performing a series of quartets, duets, sextets and solos to Francks brooding Variations Symphoniques, this seminal masterpiece celebrates the pure beauty of movement. Marguerite and Armand is Ashton’s beautiful and emotional retelling of a well-known story, familiar to us through Verdi’s opera La Traviata. Ashton famously created this poignant ballet on Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in 1963.

Café open beforehand for lunch • 2pm • Running time to be confirmed, there will be two intervals • To book, please call 01768 868000 • Free parking • For live broadcasts, performances start promptly, so please arrive 20 minutes before. Latecomers will not be admitted.

ENCORE SUNDAY 11 JUNE 2017 • 2PM

Details

Date:
11th June
Time:
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Website:
http://www.rheged.com

Organiser

Rheged
Phone:
01768 868000
Website:
www.rheged.com

Venue

Rheged
The Rheged Centre, Redhills
Penrith , Cumbria CA11 0DQ United Kingdom
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Phone:
01768 860008
Website:
www.rheged.com

 

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