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After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour at the Royal Opera House – 12th February to 11 March 2016

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The Royal Ballet celebrates the work of acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon with this mixed programme of three one-act ballets, including one world premiere.

Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet is considered one of the finest choreographers of his generation and this mixed programme offers an opportunity to watch some of Wheeldon’s finest works.

Wheeldon made After the Rain for New York City Ballet in 2005. Set to music by Arvo Pärt, Within the Golden Hour was created for San Francisco Ballet in 2008. Complementing these two works is Strapless, a world premiere for The Royal Ballet, to music by Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Within the Golden Hour is Christopher Wheeldon’s one-act ballet to music by Ezio Bosso , it is a complex work that features seven couples dance in shifting groups. They separate for three central pas de deux, before all the dancers come together for an ending of great intensity.

If you would like further information, visit the Royal Opera House website here

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