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An Evening of Music and Dance with Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia

7 Jan 2016

Birmingham Royal BalletSaturday 6 February, 7pm
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Tickets: 0121 345 0600 or visit www.THSH.co.uk

The Royal Ballet Sinfonia takes centre stage at Birmingham’s iconic Symphony Hall in an evening celebrating classic balletic highlights.

Beginning his twenty-first year with the company, David Bintley will compere proceedings which will include highlights from Birmingham Royal Ballet’s diverse repertory, whisking audiences on a whistle stop tour of some of their most famous productions including David Bintley’s The Seasons, Frederick Ashton’s The Dream, and Kenneth Macmillan’s Romeo and Juliet. The evening will also include a performance from students of Elmhurst School for Dance performing excerpts from Ashton’s Enigma Variations to help celebrate this special occasion.

Since moving to Birmingham in 1990 Birmingham Royal Ballet has become one of the jewels in the city’s crown. Combining the splendor of the ballet with the glorious surroundings of Birmingham Symphony Hall, An Evening of Music and Dance promises the perfect way to begin the year by showcasing the magnificent Royal Ballet Sinfonia alongside special performances from Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers.

Under the baton of conductor Dominic Grier, The Royal Ballet Sinfonia (Britain’s busiest ballet orchestra) will be accompanied by Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Principal dancers including Momoko Hirata and Joseph Caley amongst other members of the company.