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La Scala Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

In his rendering of the dreamiest, most sumptuous of ballets, Rudolf Nureyev maintained the incredible purity of Petipa’s original 1890 choreography, just as he had learned it at the Kirov, but infused it with a fresh sense of theatrical drama, revealing all of the characters’ psychological nuances.

It was to La Scala in 1966 that Nureyev entrusted the debut of “his” Sleeping Beauty, and now, twelve years after its last performance, his masterpiece returns with the magnificent 1993 sets & costumes created by Oscar-winner Franca Squarciapino (Cyrano de Bergerac) and Felix Korobov conducting Tchaikovsky's extraordinary score.

International superstar Polina Semionova stars as the lovely Princess Aurora, who after being cursed by an evil fairy (Beatrice Carbone), must fall into a death-like sleep until a handsome prince (La Scala Principal Timofej Andrijashenko) awakens her with a kiss.

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MOVIE INFORMATION

RELEASE DATE
Friday 25th October

DURATION
150 min

RATING
CTC

GENRE
Palace Opera & Ballet

PARTICIPATING CINEMAS
Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace Barracks, Palace Norton St, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Verona, Palace Electric, Palace Byron Bay, Palace Central Sydney, Palace Cinema Paradiso

Event starts
Friday 25 October, 2019
Event ends
Friday 25 October, 2019
Venue
Various venues
Venue Address
Various venues
Location

National , Various venues

Website
Palace Cinemas (opens in new window)
Category
Screenings, Festivals & Programs