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Maryinsky Ballet to visit London in 2014

Posted on December 19, 2013

maryinsky-swans-frederika-davisThe Maryinsky Ballet has announced plans for its London season in summer 2014.

The season will run from July 28 to August 14 at the Royal Opera House, opening with Romeo and Juliet. The company will also dance a triple bill of The Firebird, Marguerite and Armand and Concerto DSCH, Swan Lake and a George Balanchine double bill of A Midsummer Night’s Dream – the first time the company has danced this work in the UK – and Apollo. The season will end with the London premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella.

 

Tickets will go on sale in spring 2014.

 

Photograph: the Maryinsky corps de ballet in Swan Lake. Photograph: Frederika Davis

 

 

 

 

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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