Royal ballet: Mayerling

Royal ballet: Mayerling

2DOR12
Premiere:2. November 2022
Length:205 minutes

Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan  •  Music: Franz Liszt  •  Dance: Ryoichi Hirano, Natalia Osipova, Laura Morera, Christina Arestis, Francesca Hayward

Inspired by true events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolph that lead to a murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetser. The oppressive glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court in the 1880s sets the scene for a gripping drama of psychological and political intrigue.

Kenneth MacMillan's masterfully narrated 1978 ballet is now being performed to mark the 30th anniversary of the famous choreographer's death. See the Royal Ballet at its most dramatic, including powerful ensemble scenes and some of the most daring and emotionally challenging pas de deux in the ballet repertoire.

Length: 205 min

Year: 2022
Local premiere date: 2. November 2022

Country of origin:

  • United Kingdom

Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan  •  Music: Franz Liszt  •  Dance: Ryoichi Hirano, Natalia Osipova, Laura Morera, Christina Arestis, Francesca Hayward

Inspired by true events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolph that lead to a murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetser. The oppressive glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court in the 1880s sets the scene for a gripping drama of psychological and political intrigue.

Kenneth MacMillan's masterfully narrated 1978 ballet is now being performed to mark the 30th anniversary of the famous choreographer's death. See the Royal Ballet at its most dramatic, including powerful ensemble scenes and some of the most daring and emotionally challenging pas de deux in the ballet repertoire.

Year: 2022
Local premiere date: 2. November 2022

Country of origin:

  • United Kingdom