NEWS: Scottish Ballet perform at the Royal Opera House for the first time

Scottish Ballet will perform at the Royal Opera House for the first time ever, as part of Kenneth MacMillan – a National Celebration in October 2017.

Scottish choreographer Kenneth Macmillan’s work continues to have a profound influence on dance around the world. In honour of his legacy and impact on the art-form, Scottish Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Northern Ballet will perform on the Royal Opera House stage alongside the Royal Ballet for the first time in a shared programme of Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration.

Scottish Ballet will perform The Fairy’s Kiss (Le Baiser de la Fée) by Kenneth Macmillan at the Royal Opera House on 18 and 19 October. Scottish Ballet soloists will also perform in Elite Syncopations with dancers from all four ballet companies.

Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration also includes a series of talks and Insights celebrating the breadth and depth of his creative genius. 

Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration

Wednesday 18 October – Friday 27 October 2017

Royal Opera House

Celebrating the legacy of Kenneth MacMillan on the 25th anniversary of his death, Kenneth MacMillan: A National Celebration brings the UK’s leading ballet companies together for the first time. Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet and Scottish Ballet showcase MacMillan’s work through three Triple Bills of one-act ballets, including a joint performance of Elite Syncopations by all four companies.

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Find out more at www.scottishballet.co.uk