Pathé Ballet presents 'Sleeping Beauty'Dance / Rotterdam
22 December 2013, 5pm
As part of the ongoing Pathé Specials series, the Netherlands’ largest cinema group presents an assortment of cultural events including theatre, ballet, opera and concerts, all streamed in high definition.
Now fans in cities across the Netherlands have the chance to enjoy top-quality performances while relaxing in the comfort of Pathé theatres.
This adaptation of the timeless fairytale "Sleeping Beauty" is a recorded performance of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet at London’s Royal Opera House in August 2013.
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Svetlana Zakharova and David Hallberg in "Sleeping Beauty," photo by Damir Yusupov
About "Sleeping Beauty"
Cursed at birth by the evil fairy Carabosse, Princess Aurora falls into a deep sleep on the day of her 16th birthday. Only a kiss from a prince will be able to wake her. Since its premiere in 1890, this ballet, based on the classic fairytale by Charles Perrault, has entertained audiences for generations.
With music composed by Tchaikovsky, "Sleeping Beauty" is one of the most popular and established choreographic works from the classical repertoire. This version, choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich, will enchant the whole family during the holiday season.