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This delightful programme from Birmingham Royal Ballet, making its first visit to Wolverhampton Grand, has been specially designed for families to make ballet even more accessible for younger audiences, whilst still delighting and entertaining adults.
SEASONS IN OUR WORLD explores many different aspects of global seasons. Choreographed by the Company’s Laura Day, Kit Holder and Lachlan Monaghan, this new commission features a captivating new musical score as well as enchanting set, costume and lighting designs.
PETER AND THE WOLF offers a modern take on this iconic fairy tale by Sergei Prokofiev. This second new commission, choreographed by the Company’s Ruth Brill, blends classical ballet with urban influences to create a vibrant, energetic and all-round entertaining production such as you’ve never seen before.
Nick Owen opens our Gala performance on Saturday evening, hosting an audience with Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director David Bintley. This will be one of David’s final appearances before he steps down after over 20 years at the helm of one of the country’s most successful ballet companies. PETER AND THE WOLF and SEASONS IN OUR WORLD will then follow. Gala tickets for this one-off performance are available for £60 in the Dress Circle and include a pre-show drink and a post-show reception in the Encore Lounge.
Triple bill of ballets by female choreographers, including the world premiere of the third Ballet Now commission by Didy Veldman.
Birmingham Royal Ballet present David Bintley's much acclaimed comedy which is based upon Harold Brighouse's play of the same name.
An hour-long, interactive show, specially adapted for children aged 3+, features ballet excerpts performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet’s amaz...