The last 2 performances of season 21/22
I really love to watch ballet in cinema – an easy and efforttable way to attend a great ballet performance by the Royal Ballet in London or the Bolschoi Ballet in Moscow.
The Royal Ballet
Here you can find the latest information https://www.roh.org.uk/cinemas
ROMEO AND JULIET
Special Screening: Monday 14 February 2022, 7:15 pm (performed on 3 February 2022)
Encore: Sunday 20 February 2022, 2pm
Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a great modern ballet classic of the world repertory. The nuanced and detailed choreography gives dancers in the lead roles a wealth of opportunity for differing interpretations of the doomed lovers.
Evocative designs by Nicholas Georgiadis bring the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and the Capulets. Prokofiev’s ravishing score sweeps this dramatic ballet towards its inevitable, emotional end.
Live: Thursday 19 May 2022, 7:15 pm
Encore: Sunday 22 May 2022, 2 pm
The Royal Ballet’s sumptuous production of Swan Lake returns to the Royal Opera House stage after its 2020 revival was interrupted by the pandemic’s closure of theatres. The reimagining of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s towering masterpiece by Liam Scarlett is testament to the late choreographer’s abiding love of classicism and innate musicality which shine through the production.
With its sublime score by Tchaikovsky and glittering designs by John Macfarlane, an irresistible mix of spectacle, mystery and passion infuses this audience favourite, one of the best-loved works in the 19th-century classical ballet canon.
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More about the Bolschoi Ballet in Cinema
This post is coming next week.