10 October 2017 at 9.28pm | 5 Comments
An ROH Insights event celebrating the genius of choreographer Kenneth MacMillan was recently livestreamed via the Royal Opera House YouTube channel and is now available to watch on-demand.
The stream was the first of a series of ten Insight events celebrating the life and legacy of the choreographer, as part of Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration, a festival bringing together leading British dance companies to celebrate MacMillan’s on the 25th anniversary of his death.
Presented by broadcaster Clemency Burton-Hill, the evening featured dancers from both Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet, rehearsing passages from two of MacMillan's works: Concerto and The Judas Tree.
Also shown was footage from the archive of the choreographer's early works, with discussion from former Director of The Royal Ballet Monica Mason, and former Principals of The Royal Ballet Darcey Bussell, Alessandra Ferri, Donald MacLeary and Leanne Benjamin.
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Kenneth MacMillan: A National Celebration runs until 1 November 2017. Tickets are still available.