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Sheer romantic charm sums up Ashton's version of The Two Pigeons (1961). It has Messager's ever-tuneful score alongside a touching love story of a brief flirtation that threatens a young couple's relationship. The imagery of birds is wittily part of the choreography that contrasts bohemian Paris with the darker passions of a gypsy camp. Liam Scarlett's Asphodel Meadows was enthusiastically acclaimed at its premiere in 2010. Set to music by another French composer, Poulenc, it shows how the line and lyricism of Ashton continue into the contemporary Royal Ballet repertory and defining style.

Music Messager. Music Poulenc. Choreographer Frederick Ashton. Choreographer Liam Scarlett. Conductor Barry Wordsworth. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

The Royal Ballet - Asphodel Meadows/The Two Pigeons

The Royal Ballet - Asphodel Meadows/The Two Pigeons (Dance or ballet) production archive for QTIX code T1285062728. Details of all The Royal Ballet - Asphodel Meadows/The Two Pigeons archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S909

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