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BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Tuesday 13 November
BALLET broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House
Natalia Makarova’s production of this nineteenth-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.
Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince, who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.
Nikia Marianela Nuñez
Solor Vadim Muntagirov
Gamzatti Natalia Osipova
Tickets: Full £19 Adult concessions £17 19-30 £15 18 & under £10
Running time: 3 hrs 50 mins (inc two intervals)
Doors open: 6.45pm
Certificate: This screening is certified 12A As Live. Click here for more information.