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Frederick Ashton's balletic tale stifled love in ancient Greece. Read More >

Frederick Ashton’s balletic tale stifled love in ancient Greece.

Sylvia’s vows of chastity mean she cannot return the love of Aminta. Cheeky Eros gets involved only to see Sylvia abducted by Orion. Rescuing her, Eros finally brings the lovers together.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 18/01/2008

Closing Night: 31/03/2008

Running time: 2h20

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Cast & Creative


Producer - Royal Ballet

Designer - Original: Robin and Christopher Ironside. Additional: Peter Farmer.

Choreographer - Frederick Ashton

Conductor - Benjamin Pope

Lighting Designer - Mark Jonathan

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