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Ballet The State Opera

Sleeping Beauty

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Choreography Javier Torres

Information

Choreography: Javier Torres
Conductor: Václav Zahradník
Sets: Minna Wallenius
Costumes: Erika Turunen
Preparation: Javier Torres, Ingrid Němečková, Silvie Daverat
Ballet master: Michaela Černá, Alexej Afanassiev, Nelly Danko, Tereza Podařilová, Radek Vrátil
Lights: Olli-Pekka Koivunen
Video: Timo Nyman
Dramaturgy: Anneli Mäkelä

Sleeping Beauty is one of the cornerstones of the world ballet repertoire and in musical terms is considered the most perfect of all P. I. Tchaikovsky’s ballet opuses. Perrault’s famous fairy tale of a girl who cuts herself on a thorn and falls asleep for one hundred years is not only intended for classical dance lovers. Javier Torres’s enthralling version after Marius Petipa is for the National Theatre Ballet a truly great opportunity for the consolidation and development of virtuoso artistic performances.

Orchestra of the State Opera

Photo: Hana Smejkalová, Pavel Hejný, Roman Sejkot

Duration of the performance: 2 hours and 20 minutes, 1 intermission

Cast