Renowned for its versatility and applauded for its award-winning repertoire, Scottish Ballet, Scotland’s national dance company, marks its 40th anniversary with a triple bill that perfectly captures the chic style of a company whose powerful athleticism and incredible personality continues to attract acclaim worldwide.
Rubies is one of Balanchine’s most delectable creations, with dancers adorned in dazzling bejewelled costumes and set to the angular, jazz-tinged music of Igor Stravinsky.
Choreographed by William Forsythe, Workwithinwork is a new addition to Scottish Ballet’s repertoire. Performed to the beautiful slow-building arch of Berio’s Duetti for two violins, the choreography starts as graceful and winding movement before branching out in ever increasing complexity.
Making its London premiere is Krzysztof Pastor’s celebrated In Light And Shadow. Beginning with a delicate, reflective duet to the Aria from Bach’s Goldberg Variations, the piece twists and turns into a rich tapestry of explosive solos, duets and ensemble work set to Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite.
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