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New Scarlett/Polyphonia/New McGregor

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A triple bill that draws the classical and contemporary together in an explosion of today’s brightest talents. Read More >

New Scarlett/Polyphonia/New McGregor offers the chance to see two of ballet’s leading choreographers join with one of its fastest rising stars in an evening of contemporary brilliance.

Following the extraordinary success of Liam Scarlett’s debut work Asphodel Meadows – already revived by the Royal Ballet – comes a new ballet. Scarlett has already won audiences with his unique combination of classical training, musical sensitivity and inventive choreography.

Last presented by The Royal Ballet in 2006, Christopher Wheeldon’s Polyphonia is a series of beautifully crafted episodes of emotion and mood set to Ligeti’s intense and virtuoso piano music.

Completing the triple bill is a new piece by Wayne McGregor, Resident Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. With pop and fashion as the theme, McGregor joins forces with Gareth Pugh, Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt and guest artists.


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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 05/04/2012

Closing Night: 23/04/2012

Running time: TBC

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Cast & Creative


Designer - New Scarett: John Macfarlane, Polyphonia: Holly Hynes, New McGregor: Gareth Pugh

Choreographer - New Scarlett: Liam Scarlett, Polyphonia: Christopher Wheeldon, New McGregor: Wayne McGregor

Lighting Designer - New Scarlett: David Finn, Polyphonia: Mark Stanley, New McGregor: Lucy Carter

Music By - New Scarlett: Sergey Rachmaninoff, Polyphonia: Gyorgy Ligeti, New McGregor: Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt

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Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD

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