La Fille mal gardée

performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia, accompanied by The Russian State Ballet Orchestra

Tue 26 Feb, 7.30pm

The Anvil

  • Tickets: £42.50, £37.50, £35; Under 16s £20, Over 65s and f/t students £3 off (excluding top ticket price) (includes £3 booking fee). Group rate available.

Formed in 1981, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation for delivering 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.

Recreated by Alexander Gorsky, 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 and they find inventive ways to avoid her mother.

Complete with virtuoso pas de deux, maypole and clog dances, this 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.
 
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