Presenting the Royal Opera House Ballet Series 2014-2015. From London's Covent Garden, The Royal Ballet is Britain's largest ballet company. The Company has a wide-ranging repertory showcasing the great classical ballets, heritage works from Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton and Principal Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, as well as new works by the foremost choreographers of today.

 


MANON

Thursday, October 16th at 7pm local time
Runtime: 3 hrs

Kenneth MacMillan brings Manon's story vividly to life with his ballet which evokes the brutality and decadence described in Abbé Prévost's infamous novel.
 



ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

Tuesday, December 16th at 7pm local time
Runtime: 3 hrs 55 mins

Christopher Wheeldon's ballet based on Lewis Carroll's book is an exuberant piece of storytelling with an instantly recognizable cast of characters including a tap-dancing Mad Hatter and a bad-tempered Queen of Hearts.
 



THE WINTER'S TALE

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 7pm local time
Runtime: 3 hrs 35 min

Christopher Wheeldon's collaboration with composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley, The Winter's Tale brings life to Shakespeare's romantic play.
 
 



SWAN LAKE

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 7pm local time
Runtime: 3 hrs 30 min

The greatest of all romantic ballets, Swan Lake is the story of a beautiful woman transformed into a swan, and a heart-rending tribute to the power of love.
 
 
 

 

 

LA FILLE MAL GARDEE

Thursday, May 5th, 2015 at 7pm local time
Runtime: 2 hrs 45 min

Frederick Ashton's final full-lenth ballet is inspired by his love for the Suffolk countryside. Based on an 1828 French ballet, the music was adapted by John Lanchbery from Ferdinand Hérold's original score.