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Thursday 16 January - 7.15pm

Royal Opera House
LIVE FILMED BALLET BROADCAST

Sleeping Beauty

Royal Ballet

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946.

A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company.

Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and glittering costumes to the stage. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Marius Petipa’s original choreography beautifully combine with sections created for The Royal Ballet by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon.

This ballet is sure to cast its spell over anyone who sees it.

Choreography
Marius Petipa

Music
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Additional choreography
Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell, Christopher Wheeldon

Production
Monica Mason and Christopher Newton
after Ninette de Valois and Nicholas Sergeyev

Original designs
Oliver Messel

Additional designs
Peter Farmer

Lighting designer
Mark Jonathan

Conductor
Simon Hewett

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Tickets: Adults £16, Concessions £10.50
Please note that senior citizens are no longer automatically eligible for concessions. See our guidelines

Running Time: Approx 3 hrs