September 26, 2009

Ballet, Ballet News

Mara Galeazzi

Mara GaleazziPhoto : Viacheslav Samodurov

Here are the very latest details for tomorrow nights show. As I type this, there are a few tickets left so if you are keen to see the dancers of The Royal Ballet performing World Premieres in a unique setting, please do book quickly ! Unusually for a Gala night, the tickets are extremely good value – just £28, all of which goes to charity.

The number to call is : 0207 837 3172

Song Without Words – Vanessa Fenton / Mendelssohn
Leticia Stock, Xander Parish, Sergei Polunin

Coincide and Collide (2009)- Samantha Raine / Guy Wood
Leanne Cope, Tristan Dyer
St. Paul’s School String Quartet

New Pas de Deux (world premiere)- Liam Scarlett / Chopin
Emma-Jane Maguire, Ryoichi Hirano


Concerto – Pas de Deux – MacMillan / Shostakovich
Mara Galeazzi, Gary Avis

Dream Study (world premiere) – Erico Montes / Moscheles
Romany Pajdak, Celisa Diuana, Claire Calvert

The Two Pigeons – final Pas de Deux – Ashton / Messager
Leanne Cope, Paul Kay

Watercolour by Sarah

Watercolour by Sarah

There will also be some musical interludes which I have not included here.

The Gala will be held at The Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS, at 7.30pm tomorrow evening – September 27th 2009.

All money raised will help tackle extreme poverty in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, and bring clean water to Ashanti villages.

Additionally, the charity are always looking out for volunteer teachers, so even if you are not based in the UK, you can always help ! Please get in touch if this is of interest to you.

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  1. My Passport to Style Says:

    Wow sensational imagery, really enjoyed your post what a treat! Sharon xox

  2. Nancy Says:

    That is such a beautiful photograph of Mara! If only this was in Canada, I would have definately bought a ticket.

  3. Michele's Treasures, Teacups, and Tumbling Rose Cottage Says:

    Would love to go to something like this! Wish I were closer. ; )~Michele

  4. Julie Says:

    You have such an unique and lovely blog. Thank you for your comment.

  5. Couture Cookie Says:

    Wish I was in London so I could attend the performance!

  6. Greet Says:

    This will be wonderful! I am sure!Greet

  7. Elise Says:

    My passport to Style – thank you !Nancy – that's a shame but thank youMichele's treasures – thank you, that's a shame !Julie – many thanksCouture Cookie – ah well, these things happen !Greet – indeed – are you going ?

  8. Bella Says:

    Your blog is just beautiful… and the image of Mara is absolutely breathtaking! I'm in complete awe. xxx

  9. Elise Says:

    Thank you Bella – you can see Mara for yourself if you are in town tomorrow night.

  10. Josie Says:

    Hi Elise just to let you know I've just listed the Ballet themed fabric bookmark set in my folksy shopJo

  11. Catherine Says:

    I so wish I could be there…what a magical evening it will be.

  12. Just Breathe Says:

    I have an award for you.

  13. The Pink Birdhouse Says:

    wow, the price really is fantastic, I would pay so much more here in Germany for tickets to the ballet! I have to admit I am not THAT far away from the UK, it is do-able 🙂 . How I would love to be there. Debby

  14. Bohemianwhimsey Says:

    She looks weightless , like she's swimming in a pool !…………. love the water color painting, so pretty 🙂 xoxo

  15. darlene fortier Says:

    What a wonderful blog! thank you for sharing.

  16. Hollyrocks Says:

    This sounds like such a lovely event! If I didn't live all the way across the ocean, it would be something I'd love to attend. Have a wonderful time! ♥

  17. Elise Says:

    Josie – thank you Catherine – It was ! Hope you enjoyed the reviewJust Breathe – merci beaucoupThe Pink Birdhouse – what a shame, hope you enjoyed my reviewBohemianwhimsey – thank youdarlene fortier – thankyouHollyrocks – that's a real shame but I hope you enjoyed the review