Royal Opera House: Ballet Encore: The Cellist / Dances At A Gathering
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THE CELLISTChoreography Cathy MarstonMusic Philip FeeneyScenario Cathy Marston and Edward KempSet designer Hildegard BechtlerCostume designer Bregje van BalenLighting designer Jon ClarkConductor Andrea MolinoDANCES AT A GATHERINGChoreography Jerome RobbinsMusic Fryderyk ChopinCostume Designer Joe EulaCathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and is much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pr. Jerome Robbinss elegant and elegiac classic forms the second part of the programme. This exercise in pure dance for five couples, set to music by Chopin, is a masterpiece of subtlety and invention.Approximate running time: 2 hours 30 minutes, including one interval
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