Wednesday 28 June 2017

Royal Ballet School at Opera Holland Park

The Royal Ballet School returns this week

Thursday 29 June (7.30pm), Friday 30 June (7.30pm), Saturday 1 July (2.30pm, 7.30pm).

We are excited to welcome back The Royal Ballet School for their Summer Performances this week. The performances are an opportunity to witness the exceptional talent of their young dancers and are a must-see for all ballet fans. The performances will feature dancers from all years of the school in a mixed programme of classical ballet repertoire, contemporary and character pieces. 
For further details on the repertoire and choreographers, see below.
Repertoire to include:
LES SYLPHIDES choreographed by Mikhail Fokine
HERE WE COME choreographed by Erik Bruhn
SWAN LAKE PAS DE QUATRE choreographed by Frederick Ashton
ECHAD MI YODEA (KYR, 1990) choreographed by Ohad Naharin
CONCERTO choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan
Repertoire to include:  
GISELLE ACT I - WALTZ, PAS DE SIX AND FINALE choreographed by Marius Pepita after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot    
ONWARDS choreographed by Jonathan Watkins
LA SYLPHIDE – REEL choreographed by August Bournonville
APPALACHIAN DANCE choreographed by Simon Rice and Kerry Fletcher
HERE WE COME choreographed by Erik Bruhn  
We were also fortunate to speak with a current student, Nadia Mullova-Barley, and former student and now Royal Ballet Principal, Lauren Cuthbertson, who has fond memories of performing at Opera Holland Park when she was at school. 

Kát’a Kabanová 2009 Audience Reactions

Our next opera will be a revival of Olivia Fuchs's critically-acclaimed 2009 production of Kát’a Kabanová. It's going to be an amazing show, but don't just take our word for it, have a look at our Audience Reactions from the production when it premiered. 

Zazà Rehearsal Photos

And it's all come around so quickly! Our final production, Leoncavallo's rare opera, Zazà, is in the rehearsal room. We caught up with Director Marie Lambert and two of our principals, Anne Sophie Duprels and Richard Burkhard along with the rest of the team last week. 

Opera Holland Park
37 Pembroke Road, London, W8 6PW
Box Office: 0300 999 1000
Information: 020 3846 6222