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The Four Temperaments / Hofesh Shechter / Song of the Earth

27 March—14 April 2015
Main Stage

Masterpieces by Balanchine and MacMillan frame a world premiere from Hofesh Shechter in The Royal Ballet's thrilling mixed programme.

When to see it


Hofesh Shechter, winner of the 2008 Critics' Circle for Best Choreography (Modern), brings his charged, highly politicized choreography to the Royal Opera House for the first time, in a new work for The Royal Ballet.

George Balanchine's epoch-making Four Temperaments is as fresh, vibrant and modern today as it was at its 1946 premiere.

Kenneth MacMillan's Song of the Earth is an astounding meditation on loss and renewal set to Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde.