Theaters Nicosia The Sleeping Beauty in Nicosia: Broadcast from Royal Opera House

The Sleeping Beauty in Nicosia: Broadcast from Royal Opera House

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 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

When

Saturday, February 8 at 5pm

Where

29 Diagorou Street
Nicosia 1097

Cost
€10

Contacts

Phone: 22675787

 

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