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Northern Ballet announces first performance on ROH MainStage during MacMillan Celebration

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UK companies join together for MacMillan celebration


Northern Ballet is delighted to be performing on the Royal Opera House main stage for the first time after being invited to be a part of a shared programme Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration.


Organised by The Royal Ballet to celebrate the legacy of master choreographer Sir Kenneth MacMillan on the 25th anniversary of his death, Northern Ballet will join Scottish Ballet, The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet in a tribute by the UK's major ballet companies.


With a varied programme of six performances spanning a two week period, Northern Ballet will perform Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Gloria on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October. In addition, dancers from all five companies will appear together in Elite Syncopations on selected evenings.


Full schedule:


Programme 1

18 - 19 October 2017

Concerto - Birmingham Royal Ballet

Le Baiser de la fée - Scottish Ballet

Elite Syncopations - The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet & Scottish Ballet


Programme 2

24 October & 1 November 2017

The Judas Tree - The Royal Ballet

Song of the Earth - English National Ballet


Programme 3

26 - 27 October 2017

Gloria - Northern Ballet

The Judas Tree - The Royal Ballet

Elite Syncopations - The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet & Scottish Ballet


Tickets for Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration at the Royal Opera House go on sale on 26 July 2017. Click here for updates.


Prior to participating in the programme at the Royal Opera House, we will also be performing our own triple bill of works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan. Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Master Choreographer features Gloria, Concerto and Las Hermanas and will be performed at Bradford Alhambra Theatre from 5 - 7 October 2017 before additional performances in Leeds in 2018. See northernballet.com/macmillan for information and booking details.


Touring to:

The Royal Opera House

Wed 18 Oct – Wed 1 Nov 2017

020 7304 4000

On Sale 26 July Show Times



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