This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.
The Dream is Ashton's adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy in which a forest sprite plays havoc, armed with a love potion. Symphonic Variations
was Ashton's first work after World War II, and one of the Company's first to be performed on the huge main stage of the Royal Opera, in 1946. With six dancers performing a series of quartets,...