The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia

La Fille mal gardée

Mon 23 January, 7:30pm

The Anvil

  • Tickets: £41, £36, £33.50; under 16s £19. Over 65s and f/t students £3 off (excluding top ticket price) (includes £2 booking fee). Group discount available - please contact the box office for further details.

Recreated by Alexander Gorksy, this remains one of the oldest ballets still regularly performed. A gentle tale of love thwarted, unrequited and found; it is a masterpiece of comedy. With plenty of ribbons, romance and rivalry, La Fille mal gardée  conjures up a world of pastoral simplicity where a farm boy woos a flirty farmer’s daughter, finding inventive ways to avoid her mother. Complete with virtuoso pas de deux, maypole and clog dances, this classic ballet will send you home happy, delighting those enjoying it for the very first time as well as those who want to see it again and again.

Formed in 1981, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies, building an international reputation for performances of outstanding quality and unusual depth. The soloists and corps de ballet are superb, and never fail to delight audiences with their breathtaking physical ability and dazzling costumes.

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