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Birmingham Royal Ballet: A Unique Insight

Tue April 9 @ 17:30 - 18:30

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Bristol Cathedral

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: A Unique Insight

  • Tue April 9 @ 17:30 - 18:30
    Event Series Event Series (See All)
  • Bristol Cathedral  - College Green, Bristol

Ahead of its season at Bristol Hippodrome later in April, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s world-class dancers will be performing some highlights from the best-loved classical ballet, showing up close the hard work and artistry that goes into the exquisite performances the company delivers on stage.

Join BRB for a very special introduction to The Sleeping Beauty, one of the greatest classical ballets of all time, in the magnificent surroundings of Bristol Cathedral.

The evening will be presented by Jonathan Payn Principal Character Artist & Assistant Répétiteur along with Tom Rogers an ex-company dancer and Birmingham Royal Ballet’s creative Digital Producer who will guide the audience throughout the evening.

What to expect

  • Unique evening hosted by Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • A fascinating insight into the exquisite choreography and techniques
  • Performances of highlights from The Sleeping Beauty
  • Live piano accompaniment from pianist Jeanette Wong
  • Licensed bar serving wine, prosecco and soft drinks

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet is one of the world’s great ballet companies. The Company will be touring The Sleeping Beauty to Bristol in April, sprinkling ballet magic on this favourite childhood story and its cast of familiar characters. All wrapped up with sparkling virtuoso dance from BRB’s brilliant dancers.

Jeanette Wong

Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jeanette obtained her First-Class Honours and Master’s Degree with Distinction under Malcolm Wilson at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She was awarded the RBC Honorary Membership in 2009 (HonRBC) for her outstanding contribution to her profession. She then studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, under András Kemenes, after winning the Joseph Weingarten Scholarship. She was a full-time pianist at the Elmhurst Ballet School for six years before joining Birmingham Royal Ballet. In 2014, she was the dance pianist for Eugene Onegin at Glyndebourne Festival Opera. She also sings with the award-winning CBSO Chorus.

Age restrictions: 18+

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