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Monday, March 18, 2013

Half price tickets for English National Ballet

For Ecstasy and Death (Petite Mort, Jeune Homme and Etudes) 18th to 21st April, you can get 2 tickets for the price of one on the top three prices (67, 55, and 40 pounds). To book tickets, call the London Coliseum +44 (0)20 7845 9300 and quote 'EMERGING' or book online and enter the promo code 'EMERGING' (this is done just as you are paying for the tickets) to get the discount.

Three contrasting 20th century ballets of magnificent choreography and deep poetic emotion, showcasing the Company’s stylistic versatility, technical brilliance and dramatic flair.

Petite Mort is danced to two Mozart piano concertos and explores energy, silence and sexuality. This Company premiere of Jiří Kylián’s beautiful, poetic piece, is a landmark of contemporary choreography.

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort is Roland Petit’s choreographic masterpiece. It concerns a faithless woman tormenting her young lover, driving him to despair. It has attracted some of the greatest male dancers, from Nureyev to Baryshnikov.

Etudes is Harald Lander’s classical, glamorous celebration of how a daily ballet class develops from simple stretching at the barre to a full virtuoso performance showcasing the artistry and skills of the corps de ballet.

Petite Mort
Dance Production / Choreography  Jiří Kylián
Music W.A. Mozart
Set design Jiří Kylián
Costume design Joke Visser
Light design  Jiří Kylián (concept), Joop Caboort (realisation)
Technical supervisor light/set Kees Tjebbes
Le Jeune Homme et la Mort
Choreography Roland Petit
Music Johann Sebastian Bach
Libretto Jean Cocteau
Design Georges Wakhévitch
Costumes Karinska
Lighting Jean-Michel Desiré

Ballet/Choreography Harald Lander
Music Knudåge Riisager from Czerny's Etudes
Designs after Rolf Gerard

Lighting David Moh 

Artistic Advisor Lise Lander

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  1. So Katherine.....
    Who was the original dancer in Le Jeune Homme? Was it Maurice Bejart?