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Birmingham Royal Ballet - Triple Bill - Scenes de ballet/Dante Sonata/Enigma Variations archiveScenes de ballet - A stylish and inventive piece that draws upon the best loved traditions of classical dance. Ashton considered it to be one of this finest works and it could be described as a shorter version of a grand classical ballet with true ballerina role at its heart. Dante Sonata - A tense battle between fragile innocence and desperate evil, created during the first few months of World War II, Dante Sonata is said to capture the anguish experienced by people at the time. Powerful, sombre, impassioned and highly dramatic in its movement. Enigma Variations - The composer Elgar and his close friends and family are the subject matter of Ashton's Enigma Variations says much about the qualities of friendship and love that sustain a creative artist. Birmingham Royal Ballet - Triple Bill - Scenes de ballet/Dante Sonata/Enigma Variations website.

Cast/Performers

Sabrina Linzi, Chi Cao, Steven Monteith, Rachel Peppin, Andrea Tredinnick, Rachel Hester, Lei Zhao, Juliana Bastos, Carol-Anne Millar, Andrew Murphy, Dominic Antonucci, Toby Norman-Wright, Mikaela Polley, Karina Hernandez, Vixctoria Marr, Laetitia Lo Sardo, Isabel McMeekan, Angela Paul

Creatives/Company

Company: Birmingham Royal Ballet
Music(s): Igor Stravinsky (Scenes de ballet), Franz Liszt (Dante Sonata), Constant Lambert (music arrangement -Dante Sonata), Edward Elgar (Enigma Variations)
Choreographer(s): Frederick Ashton (Scenes de ballet), Frederick Ashton (Dante Sonata), Jean Bedells (choreography recreated - Dante Sonata), Frederick Ashton (Enigma Variations)
Design(s): Andre Beaurepaire (Scenes de ballet), Sophie Fedorovitch (Dante Sonata), Julia Trevelyan Oman (Enigma Variations)
Lighting(s): Mark Jonathan (Scenes de ballet), Mark Jonathan (Dante Sonata), Mark Jonathan (Enigma Variations)

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Triple Bill - Scenes de ballet/Dante Sonata/Enigma Variations

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Triple Bill - Scenes de ballet/Dante Sonata/Enigma Variations (Dance or ballet) production archive for QTIX code T01735404088. Details of all Birmingham Royal Ballet - Triple Bill - Scenes de ballet/Dante Sonata/Enigma Variations archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0697032789

Archive Listings

31 Oct 00
to
1 Nov 00
Alhambra Theatre
Bradford
West Yorkshire
24 Oct 00
to
25 Oct 00
Empire Theatre
Sunderland
Tyne and Wear

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