The Royal Ballet feature a mixed programme featuring Monotones I and II and The Two Pigeons by Frederick Ashton.
Frederick Ashton was a founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, In this double programme the Company celebrates Ashton and his legacy in two of his iconic works. Ashton originally created Monotones (1965) as a gala piece – a pas de trois danced to Debussy’s orchestration of Satie’s haunting Trois Gymnopédies. The following year he created a complementary pas de trois to precede the original piece, this time using Satie’s Trois Gnossiennes.
The Two Pigeons (1962) is a typical Ashton ballet which follows the story of a wayward young man blind to the values of what is right in front him, Ashton explores the nature of love in one of his most charming, elegant and moving works.
About 2 hours 17 minutes, including two intervals.
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