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In a land wracked by hate and fear an unknown boy proves his right to wear the bitter crown of power. Backed by forces of magic and Arthur conquer evil or is he too flawed by human weaknesses to succeed? The survival of his kingdom and his own life as monarch are dependent on the powers that he holds as he acts out his destiny. In this epic ballet cycle of the Arthurian legends. David Bintley depicts an ever-changing world in which goodness and evil lock horns in a battle for the lives of both king and commoner. As he struggles for personal and public salvation through a plague of carnage and slaughter. Bintley's Arthur is a king of the past, present and future. Running time 2 hours 15 min. Birmingham Royal Ballet - Arthur Part 1 website
.Company Birmingham Royal Ballet. Choreographer David Bintley. Music John McCabe. Design Peter J Davison. Costume Jasper Conran. Lighting Peter Mumford. Conductor Barry Wordsworth. Conductor Paul Murphy. Conductor Philip Ellis. Company Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
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