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Birmingham Royal Ballet presents three one-act ballets, each touched in their own way by the shadow of war.
|BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET: SHADOWS OF WAR|
The triple bill opens with Kenneth MacMillan’s La Fin du jour, capturing the glamorous lifestyle of the 1930s wealthy set, using Maurice Ravel’s score to create an elegy to a lifestyle lost to World War II.
Miracle in the Gorbals has been specially re-created for the Company by Dame Gillian Lynne, from Robert Helpmann’s original work set in 1940s Glasgow and danced to music by Sir Arthur Bliss.
The programme closes with David Bintley’s Flowers of the Forest; with music by Malcolm Arnold and
Benjamin Britten, it contrasts picture-postcard Scotland with that country's own bloody history.
La Fin du jour
Music Maurice Ravel
Choreography Kenneth MacMillan
Designs Ian Spurling
Lighting John B. Read
Miracle in the Gorbals
Music Arthur Bliss
Choreography Gillian Lynne after Robert Helpmann
Scenario Michael Benthall
Designs Adam Wiltshire after Edward Burra
Lighting Peter Teigen
Supported (2014) by The Bliss Trust and Birmingham Royal Ballet's Director's Appeal
Flowers of the Forest
Music Malcolm Arnold and Benjamin Britten
Choreography David Bintley
Costumes Jan Blake
Lighting Peter Teigen
|‘Rare and beautiful’ The Birmingham Post on La Fin du jour
‘A sensational modern allegory, brilliantly staged’ The Daily Express c.1947 on Miracle in the Gorbals
‘Splendid’ The Sunday Telegraph on Flowers of the Forest
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