The Royal Ballet

Monday15Oct

Mayerling

Church Stretton School

Church Stretton , SY6 6EX

Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf. From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide. The large cast allows for impressive ensembles in addition to the ballet’s many solos of distinctive character and pas de deux of disturbing eroticism. This ballet, bursting with intensity, madness and passion, proves that sometimes the truth is more scandalous than fiction.

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01694 722209

Extra Event Information
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Tuesday13Nov

La Bayadere

The Market Theatre

Ledbury , HR8 2AQ

Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.

Tickets Adult: £14.00  Child: £12.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

 

Monday3Dec

The Nutcracker

Church Stretton School

Church Stretton , SY6 6EX

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01694 722209

Extra Event Information
Book your pre-theatre meals in THE PLACE restaurant and reserve seats at the Theatre. Sample our fantastic meal prepared by our award winning chef. Two course meal with wine or soft drink £15.00 Essential to pre-book theatre meals to save disappointment 01694 722209

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Sunday9Dec

The Nutcracker

The Market Theatre

Ledbury , HR8 2AQ

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £14.00  Child: £12.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

 

Tuesday19Feb

2019

Don Quixote

The Market Theatre

Ledbury , HR8 2AQ

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.

Tickets Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

 

Tuesday26Feb

2019

Don Quixote

Church Stretton School

Church Stretton , SY6 6EX

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01694 722209

Extra Event Information
Book your pre-theatre meals in THE PLACE restaurant and reserve seats at the Theatre. Sample our fantastic meal prepared by our award winning chef. Two course meal with wine or soft drink £15.00 Essential to pre-book theatre meals to save disappointment 01694 722209

Buy tickets now