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Two Ballets by Roland Petit: Carmen with L’Arlésienne

Two Ballets by Roland Petit: Carmen with L’Arlésienne

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When:

  • Wed 22 Mar ’17, 7:30pm – 9:15pm
  • Thu 23 Mar ’17, 7:30pm – 9:15pm
  • Fri 24 Mar ’17, 7:30pm – 9:15pm
  • Sat 25 Mar ’17, 1:30pm – 3:15pm
  • Sat 25 Mar ’17, 7:30pm – 9:15pm

Where:

St James Theatre, 77-87 Courtenay Place, Wellington

Restrictions:

R13

Choreographed by: Roland Petit

Two landmark works of 20th-century dance, never before performed in New Zealand, are given their first performances by the RNZB. These iconic works by French master-choreographer Roland Petit with music by Georges Bizet combine explosive drama and high-voltage technique.

L’Arlésienne: It’s high summer in Provence. On his wedding day, a young man is captivated, then obsessed, by an unknown, unseen woman. Consumed by his vision, he abandons his bride, losing his reason and ultimately, his life.

Carmen: Temptress, free spirit, victim or villain? Carmen lives and loves on her own terms. Whatever claims a man makes on her body, her heart and mind are her own. Bizet’s opera Carmen was first performed in Paris in 1875 and is one of the most popular works in the operatic canon. Roland Petit’s ballet, now his signature work, premiered in London in 1949 with Zizi Jeanmaire in the title role and Petit himself as Don José.

Contains adult themes.

Tickets available through Ticketek:
Adult: $35 - $140
Child: $25 - $50
Senior/Student/Unwaged: $31.50 - $126

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