Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty: Roh 19-20_The Sleeping Beauty_Yasmine Naghdi As Princess Aurora And Mathew Ball As Prince Florimund With Elizabeth Mcgorian As Carabosse_ © 2017 Roh_Photographed By Bill Cooper



Marius Petipa

Music Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Additional choreography

Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell, Christopher Wheeldon

Production Monica Mason and Christopher Newton
after Ninette de Valois and Nicholas Sergeyev

Oliver Messel original designs

Additional Peter Farmer Designs

Lighting design Mark Jonathan

Conductor Simon Hewett

This production of Sleeping Beauty has been delighting the Covent Garden public since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet that crowned the Royal Ballet, in its new headquarters after World War II, as a world-class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging has been revived, returning to Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and brightest costumes. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s wonderful score and Marius Petipa’s original choreography go perfectly with the sections created for the Royal Ballet by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon. This ballet will bewitch anyone who sees it.