English National Ballet’s Our Voices at Sadler’s Wells 21 – 30 September
English National Ballet opens its first season programmed by Artistic Director Aaron S. Watkin with Our Voices. Showcasing the strength and versatility of the Company, this new triple bill premieres at Sadler’s Wells from Thursday 21 – Saturday 30 September 2023.
Our Voices includes the World Premiere of a new interpretation of Les Noces by American choreographer Andrea Miller with artwork conceived by renowned artist, the late Phyllida Barlow. Marking 100 years since the premiere of the Stravinsky’s revolutionary score, this powerful new work sees the dancers joined on stage by a live chorus from Opera Holland Park, accompanied by English National Ballet Philharmonic.
Returning to English National Ballet for the first time in 15 years, one of the world’s leading neo-classical choreographers, David Dawson presents the World Premiere of his latest creation Four Last Songs. An uplifting and poignant work, Four Last Songs explores the beauty of humanity and the circle of life, set to the final score by Richard Strauss.
Completing the programme for Our Voices is Theme and Variations from one of ballet’s most influential choreographers, George Balanchine. New to English National Ballet’s repertoire, Theme and Variations sees 13 couples take to the stage in a beautiful showcase of virtuosity, featuring new designs by Roberta Guidi di Bagno.
Further details and casting to be announced shortly. A celebration of classical, contemporary and neo-classical dance make this a programme not to be missed.
Visit https://www.ballet.org.uk/production/our-voices/ to learn more.