Principal dancers Edward Watson and Marianela Nuñez dance the final pas de deux in Wayne McGregor’s abstract ballet Infra, a moving exploration of emotion, set to Max Richter’s melancholic and beautiful score. Find out more at https://www.roh.org.uk/productions/in… In Wayne McGregor’s masterpiece of abstract ballet, 12 dancers portray the emotions beneath the surface of human interaction – the title Infra comes from the Latin word for ‘below’. This collaboration with artist Julian Opie was created for The Royal Ballet in 2008 and has been performed around the world to critical acclaim. Opie’s LED figures walk across a screen above the stage [More]
Edward Watson as Leontes in Act I of Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale. Find out more at http://www.roh.org.uk/tale Following his charming Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and a series of short ballets including Aeternum and Polyphonia, Christopher Wheeldon presents a new full-length work at Covent Garden. He draws on another much-loved work of English literature: The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s late, great romance. The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret – and after a statue comes miraculously to life – the ending is [More]