Archive: ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LONDÝN - Romeo a Julie


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Record performance of the Royal Ballet in London. Duration of performance will be specified.

Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan

Kenneth MacMillan created a contemporary interpretation of Prokofiev's classic score. His version of the ballet highlights the emotional and psychological aspects of the story. Romeo and Juliet contains three passionate pas de deux, the first meeting of lovers, the famous balcony scene and the final tragedy, ending with their deaths. The story of lovers is set in contrast to the charms of Verona in the 16th century: live events disturb the market furious combat, spectacular ball is set in an elegant palace. Macmillan's production of Romeo and Juliet was premiered at Covent Garden in 1965, with Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn in the title roles. The show was a huge success, the curtain rose at the end třiačtyřicetkrát and applause lasted forty minutes. Since then, the center of the ballet repertoire, yet has reached more than 400 repeats and is featured on numerous world tours. It was recently adapted for the stage at the O2 Arena and the preservation of Macmillan ideas and stepped into the 21st century. The tragic story of the fate of the persecuted lovers: a deeply moving Kenneth MacMillan's ballet is one of the classics of the 20th century. Romeo and Juliet meet at the ball and immediately fell in love passionately. But their families are feuding, divided by the heated feud. Can lovers together to resist the mutual resentment and resistance?