April, 2020

Sun19Apr4:00 pm6:45 pmFeaturedBolshoi Ballet 'Jewels' LIVE4:00 pm - 6:45 pm Type:Dance,Live Streaming

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Event Details

An homage of captivating beauty to the dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each represented by a jewel: emerald, ruby and diamond.

A live performance. Running time 2hr 45min.

Music Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography George Balanchine
Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Synopsis
This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.

The ballet
Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers.

 Tickets £15, Under 18s £12

ProgrammeID

750793

Time

(Sunday) 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Location

Theatre

13 Bell Street Shaftesbury SP7 8AR

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