Solstice

Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London
16 - 26 Jun
Approx. 90 minutes
No interval
A feast of dance and music for a glorious summer's night

Our dancers and musicians fill Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall with repertoire highlights that will leave you buzzing long after the sunset.

Expect dancing fireworks from classics like Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and Le Corsaire; a passionate duet from Broken Wings (Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s ballet inspired by the life of Frida Kahlo); and joyous steps from Coppélia – as well as reflection and tenderness in extracts from Akram Khan’s Dust and Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes, set to Rachmaninoff’s beautiful music.

The programme hits fever pitch with William Forsythe’s Playlist (Track 1, 2). This dazzlingly athletic and high energy work set to neo-soul and house music will make you want to join in.

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Repertoire

The performance will include excerpts from:

Kenneth MacMillan’s The Sleeping Beauty

Dust by Akram Khan

Three Preludes by Ben Stevenson

Anna-Marie Holmes’ Le Corsaire, after Marius Petipa and Konstantin Sergeyev

Ronald Hynd’s Coppélia 

Broken Wings by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Hollow by Stina Quagebeur

Derek Deane’s Swan Lake

Playlist (Track 1, 2) by William Forsythe (full performance)

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