SwissBalletFan Posted June 10, 2016 Share Posted June 10, 2016 As reported by Gramilano on his website:http://www.gramilano.com/2016/06/royal-ballet-autumn-season-full-dates-casts/ The Royal Ballet has released the casting for their Autumn Season, from September 2016 until January 2017. Roberta Marquez will return as Guest Artist to dance two farewell performances in one of her signature roles as the wayward daughter Lise in La fille mal gardée. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE27 and 30 September at 7.30pm / 5, 6, 10, 13, 18, 21 and 22 October at 7.30pm/30 September at 2.30pm/15 October at 2pm and 7pm Roberta Marquez returns as Guest Artist to dance two farewell performances in one of her signature roles as the wayward daughter Lise. Francesca Hayward makes her debut as Lise and making their debuts Colas are Valentino Zucchetti and Marcelino Sambé. Choreography – Frederick AshtonMusic – Ferdinand Hérold, arranged and orchestrated by John LanchberyConductor – Barry WordsworthScenario – Jean Dauberval Design – Osbert LancasterLighting design – John B Read CASTING27 Sep / 30 Sep Laura Morera, Vadim Muntagirov6 Oct Francesca Hayward*, Marcelino Sambé*30 Sep (mat) / 15 Oct Yuhui Choe, Valentino Zucchetti*5 Oct / 10 Oct / 18 Oct Natalia Osipova, Steven McRae13 Oct / 21 Oct Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov15 Oct (mat) / 22 Oct Roberta Marquez, Alexander Campbell * Role debut ANASTASIA26, 28, 31 October at 7.30pm/ 29 October at 1.30pm and 7pm/2, 5, 8 November at 7.30pm/12 November at 1.30pm and 7pm ROH Live Cinema, Wednesday 2 November Last performed by the Company in 2004, Gary Harris will stage Anastasia having personally assisted MacMillan on many of his productions. Former Royal Ballet Principal Viviana Durante, who danced the title role in 1996, returns to coach a new generation of dramatic interpreters in this landmark revival. This production includes a number of exciting debut performances and is the first work to be screened as part of the Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17 on Wednesday 2 November. Choreography – Kenneth MacMillan Music – Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky and Bohuslav MartinuConductor – Simon HewettProduction realization – Deborah MacMillanDesigner – Bob CrowleyLighting designer – John B Read CASTING Anastasia/Anna Anderson, Kschessinska, Her Partner, The Husband, Rasputin, Tsarina, Tsar 26 Oct / 29 Oct / 2 Nov†Natalia Osipova*, Marianela Nuñez*, Federico Bonelli, Edward Watson, Thiago Soares, Christina Arestis, Christopher Saunders 28 Oct / 31 Oct / 5 Nov / 12 Nov (mat)Lauren Cuthbertson*, Sarah Lamb*, Steven McRae*, Thomas Whitehead*, Nehemiah Kish*, Itziar Mendizabal*, Gary Avis 29 Oct / 8 Nov / 12 NovLaura Morera*, Akane Takada*, James Hay*, Bennet Gartside*, Ryoichi Hirano*, Kristen McNally*, Gary Avis * Role debut CHROMA / NEW MCGREGOR / CARBON LIFE10, 14, 16, 17 & 19 November at 7.30pm The centrepiece of the McGregor celebration comprises a new commission with one of the world’s greatest living composers, Steve Reich, who this year celebrates his 80th birthday. Pakistani artist Rashid Rana joins the creative team as designer, alongside Lucy Carter as lighting designer. This mixed programme also includes the first revival of McGregor’s Carbon Life which premiered in 2012 and fuses the designs of Gareth Pugh with music by multiple Grammy Award winner Mark Ronson. CHROMA Choreography – Wayne McGregorMusic – Joby Talbot and Jack White IIIOrchestration – Christopher AustinConductor – Koen Kessels Set designer – John Pawson Costume designer – Moritz Junge Lighting designer – Lucy Carter NEW MCGREGOR Music – Steve ReichConductor – Koen Kessels Designer – Rashid RanaLighting designer – Lucy Carter CARBON LIFE Choreography – Wayne McGregorMusic – Mark Ronson and Andrew WyattConductor – Koen Kessels Designer – Gareth Pugh Lighting designer – Lucy Carter CASTING CHROMA 10 Nov / 14 Nov / 16 Nov/ 17 Nov / 19 NovLauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Federico Bonelli, Steven McRae, Calvin Richardson* and dancers from the Alvin Ailey Company NEW MCGREGOR10 Nov / 16 Nov / 19 NovLauren Cuthbertson*, Sarah Lamb*, Marianela Nuñez*, Francesca Hayward*, Olivia Cowley*, Myara Magri*, Anna Rose O’Sullivan*, Federico Bonelli*, Steven McRae*, Edward Watson*, Paul Kay*, Eric Underwood*, Matthew Ball*, Calvin Richardson* 14 Nov / 17 NovItziar Mendizabal*, Akane Takada*, Beatriz Stix-Brunell*, Yasmine Nagdhi, Fumi Kaneko*, Leticia Stock*, Ryoichi Hirano*, James Hay*, Nicol Edmonds*, Marcelino Sambé*, David Donnelly*, Luca Acri*, Tristan Dyer* CARBON LIFE10 Nov / 16 Nov / 19 NovMarianela Nuñez, Francesca Hayward*, Akane Takada*, Olivia Cowley, Beatriz Stix-Brunell*, Edward Watson, Ryoichi Hirano, Tristan Dyer, Paul Kay, Eric Underwood 14 Nov / 17 NovClaire Calvert*, Anna Rose O’Sullivan*, Leticia Stock*, Yuhui Choe*, Mayara Magri*, Matthew Ball*, Reece Clarke*, Alexander Campbell*, Fernando Montaño*, Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød* * Role debut THE NUTCRACKER23, 25 November at 7.30pm/29 November at 1pm/1, 6, 8*, 15, 28 December at 7.30pm/19 December at 7pm/ 24 December at 12 noon/27 December at 2pm and 7pm/31 December at 12 noon and 5pm/2 January at 2pm and 7pm/4 and 9 January at 2.30pm and 7.30pm/5, 6, 10, 12 January at 7.30pm/7 January at 7pm † ROH Live Cinema, Thursday 8 December Returning to Covent Garden in Peter Wright’s 90th year, The Nutcracker will also be screened live in cinemas on Thursday 8 December and will feature a series of exciting debuts from across the Company. Choreography – Peter Wright after Lev IvanovOriginal scenario – Marius PetipaMusic – Pyotr Il’yich TchaikovskyConductor – Boris Gruzin (to 28 December) / Dominic Grier (from 31 December)Designer – Julia Trevelyan OmanProduction and scenario – Peter WrightLighting designer – Mark HendersonProduction consultant – Roland John Wiley CASTING Sugar Plum Fairy, the Prince Clara, Hans Peter, the Nutcracker, Drosselmeyer 23 Nov / 1 Dec / 8 Dec†Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli, Francesca Hayward, Alexander Campbell, Gary Avis 25 NovMarianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Valentino Zucchetti, Christopher Saunders 29 Nov (mat) / 24 Dec (mat)Francesca Hayward*, Alexander Campbell, Anna Rose O’ Sullivan, James Hay, Thomas Whitehead 6 DecMarianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Emma Maguire, Luca Acri, Christopher Saunders 15 DecLaura Morera, Federico Bonelli, Emma Maguire, Luca Acri, Christopher Saunders 19 DecLaura Morera, Federico Bonelli, Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Valentino Zucchetti, Christopher Saunders 27 Dec (mat)Beatriz Stix- Brunell*, Nicol Edmonds*, Isabella Gasparini*, Benjamin Ella, Alastair Marriott 27 Dec (eve)Yasmine Naghdi*, Matthew Ball*, Leticia Stock, Marcelino Sambé, Bennet Gartside 28 DecHikaru Kobayshi, Ryoichi Hirano, Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Valentino Zucchetti, Alastair Marriott 31 Dec (mat)Claire Calvert*, Reece Clarke*, Isabella Gasparini*, Benjamin Ella, Thomas Whitehead 31 Dec (eve)Akane Takada, Valentino Zucchetti, Emma Maguire, Luca Acri, Christopher Saunders 2 Jan (mat)Fumi Kaneko, Nehemiah Kish, Leticia Stock, Marcelino Sambé, Alastair Marriott 2 Jan (eve)Akane Takada, Valentino Zucchetti, Emma Maguire, Luca Acri, Thomas Whitehead 4 Jan (mat)Hikaru Kobayshi, Ryoichi Hirano, Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Tristan Dyer, Bennet Gartside 4 Jan (eve)Fumi Kaneko, Nehemiah Kish, Anna Rose O’ Sullivan, James Hay, Gary Avis 5 JanYuhui Choe, Valeri Hristov, Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Tristan Dyer, Bennet Gartside 6 JanSarah Lamb, Matthew Golding*, Leticia Stock, Marcelino Sambé, Alastair Marriott 7 Jan / 10 JanIana Salenko, Steven McRae, Anna Rose O’ Sullivan, James Hay, Gary Avis 9 Jan (mat)Sarah Lamb, Matthew Golding, Leticia Stock, Marcelino Sambé, Thomas Whitehead 9 Jan (eve)Yuhui Choe, Valeri Hristov, Emma Maguire, Tristan Dyer, Bennet Gartside 12 JanSarah Lamb, Matthew Golding, Emma Maguire, Tristan Dyer, Bennet Gartside *Role Debut † ROH Live Cinema, Thursday 8 December Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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