A Russian Triple Bill
Regent Theatre, The Octagon, Dunedin
24/11/2018 - 24/11/2018
Following their sell-out performances, A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia & New Zealand.
Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act III)
A holiday is declared for the wedding of Princess Aurora & Prince Desire. This is a joyous and happy ballet which will be loved by all.
Act 2 – Les Sylphides
A short ballet in one act about a young man who while walking at night encounters a group of sylphs or magical woman.
Act 3 – Carmen
Carmen is a flirtatious and seductive gypsy woman whose love affair with two men ends in tragedy.
“Bold, Brave Russians.”
“In a night that overflows with all things ballet, you can’t help be swept up by the sheer panache of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers.” – The West Australian
– 7:30pm – Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act 3) (45 min)
– 8:15pm – Interval 1 (20 min)
– 8:35pm – Act 3 – Les Sylphides (35 min)
– 9:10pm – Interval 2 (15 min)
– 9:25pm – Act 3 – Carmen (Act 3) (45 min)
– 10:10pm – End
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2 hrs 40 mins