Coppélia

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The tale of an inventor and his mechanical toy is told through ballet and the music of Delibes. Read More >

The tale of an inventor and his mechanical toy is told through ballet and the music of Delibes.

Dr Coppélius keeps a young girl in his home, who ignores both the friendship of Swanilda and Franz. However, she is not what she seems; she is really an invention. As the story unfolds, the reckless abandon of youth is offset against the stylised movements of the auotmata.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 13/10/2006

Closing Night: 04/11/2006

Running time: 2h25

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Producer - Royal Ballet

Designer - Osbert Lancaster

Choreographer - Ninette de Valois after Lev Ivanov and Enrico Cecchetti

Conductor - Timothy Henty, Benjamin Pope

Lighting Designer - John B Read

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