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Royal Ballet: Ashton Triple Bill

Synopsis
Dance. Recording of three ballets by Frederick Ashton, conducted by Emmanuel Plasson from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. The first is The Dream featuring Akanet Takada as Titania, Steven McRae and Oberon, Valentino Zucchetti as Puck and Bennet Gartside as Bottom, with the music by Mendelssohn in John Lanchberry’s arrangement. The second is Symphonic Variations (music by Cesar Franck) and the third, Marguerite and Armand (Franz Liszt’s music arranged by Dudley Simpson).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Video
Recording date
7 Jun 2017
Transmission details
19 May 2019 (Channel: Sky Arts)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Ross MacGibbon
Music
Felix Mendelssohn; John Lanchbery
Choreographer
Frederick Ashton

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Ballet
Production type
Dance
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Dance; Shakespeare
Keywords
ballet; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Originally broadcast live to cinemas on 7 June 2017.

Production Company

Name

Royal Opera House

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
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Address
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Notes
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