Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17


Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and Matthew Golding as Prince Florimund in The Royal Ballet production of The Sleeping Beauty (2006), choreographed by Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Pyotr Ilíyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), based on designs by Oliver Messel (1904-1978). Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 22 February 2014 ***ARPDATA*** THE SLEEPING BEAUTY ; Music by Tchaikovsky ; Choreography by Petipa ; Lauren Cuthbertson (as Princess Aurora), Matthew Golding (as Prince Florimund), Melissa Hamilton (as the Lilac Fairy), Gary Avis (as King Florestan), Christina Arestis (as His Queen), and artists of The Royal Ballet ; The Royal Ballet ; At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 22 February 2014 ; Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

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Live Broadcast – 28 February 2017, 8.00pm CET

A perennial delight and a much-loved classic,The Royal Ballet‘s The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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First choreographed to Tchaikovsky’s great musical score by Marius Petipa in Russia in 1890, The Sleeping Beauty has wonderful ensembles, solos including the Rose Adage as Princess Aurora meets her suitors, and of course the concluding celebratory dances for the happy union of prince and princess. The Royal Ballet’s landmark staging was revived for the Company’s 75th anniversary celebrations in 2006.

The designs by Oliver Messell, one of the greatest stage designers of the 20th century, were restored and updated for this production by Peter Farmer. The rich evocations of the baroque opulence of a royal court, the panoramic journey of the prince to the overgrown castle and the colourful characters in this famous fairytale make this Sleeping Beauty a spectacle like no other.

Composer: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Conductor: Koen Kessels

Choreographer: Marius Petipa

Starring: Marianela Núñez, Vadim Muntagirov

Production Information:
Ballet in three acts with a prologue
Running time: approximately 180 minutes
Including two intervals
Start time: 7.00pm GTM
Encore screening Sunday 5 March 2017, 2pm

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