Royal Opera House: Bernstein Centenary

Royal Opera House: Bernstein Centenary
  • 2018
  • 3h
  • Directed by: Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett, Christopher Wheeldon
  • UK release: 27 March 2018
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The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from the Company’s three associate choreographers, Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.

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THE ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE CENTENARY OF LEONARD BERNSTEINSBIRTH WITH AN ALL-BERNSTEIN PROGRAMME FROM CHOREOGRAPHERSWAYNE MCGREGOR, LIAM SCARLETT AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDONBERNSTEIN CENTENARY-NEW WAYNE MCGREGOR | THE AGE OF ANXIETY |NEW CHRISTOPHER WHEELDONTHREE BALLETS/ TWO NEW PRODUCTIONSLeonard Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular and critical acclaim. He was eclectic in his sources - drawing on jazz and modernism, the traditions of Jewish music and the Broadway musical - and many of Bernsteins scores are remarkably well suited to dance. He was particularly associated with Jerome Robbins, their credits together including Fancy Free and West Side Story. To celebrate the centenary year of the composers birth, The Royal Ballet has united all three of its associate choreographers to celebrate the dynamic range and danceability of Bernsteins music.3h including 2 intervalSatellite Screening

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