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Two Original Works | One Exclusive Brisbane Season
Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet in 2014.
This full-length story ballet follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret – and after a statue of Hermione appears to come miraculously to life – the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation. With powerful designs by Bob Crowley and atmospheric music by Joby Talbot, The Winter’s Tale is a masterful modern narrative ballet.
Platinum tickets have now sold out for The Winter’s Tale but great seats still remain across the season.
Music performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Alondra de la Parra (evening performances 5 to 8 July and matinee 9 July) and Tom Seligman (matinee performances 6 and 8 July)
“A Visual Triumph.” The Financial Times
Choreography Christopher Wheeldon
Scenario Christopher Wheeldon and Joby Talbot
Music composition Joby Talbot
Designer Bob Crowley
Lighting designer Natasha Katz
Projection designer Daniel Brodie
Silk effects designer Basil Twist
Download the full cast list [PDF 1.20MB]
Note – due to injury, Sarah Lamb will not be performing with the Company in Brisbane.
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