“SWAN LAKE” in the round of the Royal Albert Hall
A magnificent choreographic kaleidoscope as this unrivalled spectacle comes to life in the centre of the Royal Albert Hall. From lakeside seats to the top of the Hall, this ‘in the round’ production of the world’s favourite ballet combines sensational scale, potent drama and touching intimacy.
June 12th to 23rd 2013 at the London Royal Albert Hall
“Le Corsaire” (The Pirate)
English National Ballet will premiere “Le Corsaire”, one of the great ballets of the classical repertoire during the 2013-2014 season.
A swashbuckling drama of captive maidens, sultans, disguise and conspiracy, love and betrayal, culminating in a shipwreck which is one of the most breath-taking spectacles in ballet.
English National Ballet is the first UK Company to perform the complete work which showcases some of the most bravura male dancing in the ballet repertoire.
“Marguerite and Armand”, created for Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in 1963, and based on the 1852 Alexandre Dumas play “Lady of the Camelias”.
Tamara Rojo danced Marguerite and Armand with Sergei Polunin on her farewell performance with The Royal Ballet.
Celebrating the legacy of the great dancer
My First Cinderella tells everyone’s favourite rags-to-riches story in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences. Cinderella is tormented by her spiteful stepsisters and longs to attend the Prince’s glamorous ball. Abandoned to an evening of drudgery, Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother appears and transforms her into a glittering Princess who shall go to the ball.
Tamara Rojo; English National Ballet Artistic Director and Principal Ballerina.
Principal Ballerina with the Royal Ballet 2000, 2012; Laurence Olivier Award Winner (Best New Dance Production) in 2010; Internationally acclaimed dancer for her outstanding technique, captivating acting skills, and brilliant artistry in a broad spectrum of classical and contemporary roles.