ROH, Recorded Live
A mixed programme of ballets, with works by Liam Scarlett, Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine
Conductors: Emmanuel Plasson, Martin Yates
A treat for lovers of ballet, a chance to see four short, virtuoso works in one evening of dance and music.
This dazzling ballet was the US choreographic debut of rising star Liam Scarlett. Intense, dynamic movement is set to Lowell Liebermann’s driving score.
Afternoon of a Faun
Jerome Robbins’s poignant setting of Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune is a modern ballet classic.
Tchaikovsky Pas de deux
Balanchine’s brief and brilliant ballet is set to music Tchaikovsky originally wrote for Swan Lake, and is a breathtaking display of bravura technique.
Carlos Acosta adapts Bizet’s opera for dance in his new work for The Royal Ballet, with spectacular designs by Tim Hatley and a new orchestration of Bizet’s score by Martin Yates.