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Your Reaction: Ashton Mixed Programme 2014

22 October 2014 at 4.12pm

Audience comments from the first night of works by Frederick Ashton, including Scènes de ballet and Symphonic Variations.

  1. Ballet and Dance

    In this 1948 letter to dancer Richard Beard, Ashton discusses the creative process behind Scènes de ballet.

    'Away from all the slander of the world': a letter from Frederick Ashton in the ROH Collections

    21 October 2014

    In this 1948 letter to dancer Richard Beard, Ashton discusses the creative process behind Scènes de ballet.

    The choreographer’s signature appears in nearly all his ballets – but it's not always easy to spot.

    Frederick Ashton Mixed Programme Dance highlight: The Fred Step

    17 October 2014

    The choreographer’s signature appears in nearly all his ballets – but it's not always easy to spot.

  2. Opera and Music

    Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna on conducting his first opera at the Royal Opera House.

    The ‘deep humanity and dark colour’ of Verdi’s I due Foscari

    21 October 2014

    Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna on conducting his first opera at the Royal Opera House.

    Other winners include singer Mary Bevan and composer Charlotte Bray.

    George Benjamin wins Critics’ Circle Award for Outstanding Musician

    20 October 2014

    Other winners include singer Mary Bevan and composer Charlotte Bray.

  3. Learning

    ‘Don’t Look Back’ has been designed and created by a group of 11-14 year olds working with the Roundhouse and Royal Opera House.

    Zork meets opera: new game inspired by upcoming production of Orfeo

    21 October 2014

    ‘Don’t Look Back’ has been designed and created by a group of 11-14 year olds working with the Roundhouse and Royal Opera House.

  4. Off stage

    Orders made this week may be delayed due to a retail technology refresh.

    Possible delay to online shop orders made this week

    20 October 2014

    Orders made this week may be delayed due to a retail technology refresh.