VenueAlhambra Theatre
Other spaces at this venue include: Studio
CountyWest Yorkshire
From31st October 2000
To1st November 2000
When19:30, Wed Mat 14:00
What is currently on at Alhambra Theatre (V965)

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal BalletT01735404088
Company Birmingham Royal Ballet

Archive :: production:T01735404088, dance or ballet:S0697032789, venue:V965
Current production:Work

Triple Bill - Scenes de ballet/Dante Sonata/Enigma Variations

Scenes 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.


Music Igor Stravinsky (Scenes de ballet)
Choreographer Frederick Ashton (Scenes de ballet)
Design Andre Beaurepaire (Scenes de ballet)
Lighting Mark Jonathan (Scenes de ballet)
Music Franz Liszt (Dante Sonata)
Music Constant Lambert (music arrangement -Dante Sonata)
Choreographer Frederick Ashton (Dante Sonata)
Choreographer Jean Bedells (choreography recreated - Dante Sonata)
Design Sophie Fedorovitch (Dante Sonata)
Lighting Mark Jonathan (Dante Sonata)
Music Edward Elgar (Enigma Variations)
Choreographer Frederick Ashton (Enigma Variations)
Design Julia Trevelyan Oman (Enigma Variations)
Lighting Mark Jonathan (Enigma Variations)
Performer Sabrina Linzi
Performer Chi Cao
Performer Steven Monteith
Performer Rachel Peppin
Performer Andrea Tredinnick
Performer Rachel Hester
Performer Lei Zhao
Performer Juliana Bastos
Performer Carol-Anne Millar
Performer Andrew Murphy
Performer Dominic Antonucci
Performer Toby Norman-Wright
Performer Mikaela Polley
Performer Karina Hernandez
Performer Vixctoria Marr
Performer Laetitia Lo Sardo
Performer Isabel McMeekan
Performer Angela Paul

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