Céline Gittens and Yasuo Atsuji as Lead Children of Light in Dante Sonata, Birmingham Royal Ballet ©Bill Cooper, 2014


1419 May 2020
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance
These works are performed together:
  • Solos from Job
  • Dante Sonata
  • Sea of Troubles
  • Valses nobles et sentimentales

The Royal Ballet celebrates its unique heritage through works and choreographers who have shaped the Company's history. Heritage brings alive the legacy of these choreographers, presenting works by Ninette de Valois, Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan performed in the intimacy of the Linbury Theatre by The Royal Ballet and guest companies Birmingham Royal Ballet and Yorke Dance Project. The Royal Ballet celebrate the rich British contribution to the international ballet repertory. These performances are complemented by a programme of insights and film screenings.


Solos from Job

ChoreographyNinette de Valois

MusicRalph Vaughan Williams

DesignerGwendolen Raverat

CompanyThe Royal Ballet

Dante Sonata

ChoreographyFrederick Ashton

MusicFranz Liszt

DesignerSophie Fedorovitch

CompanyBirmingham Royal Ballet

Sea of Troubles

ChoreographyKenneth MacMillan

MusicAnton Webern and Bohuslav Martinu

DesignerDeborah MacMillan

Lighting realizationAdrian Plaut

CompanyYorke Dance Project

Valses nobles et sentimentales

ChoreographyNinette de Valois

MusicMaurice Ravel

DesignerSophie Fedorovitch

CompanyThe Royal Ballet


There is lift access from the main foyer to the Linbury Theatre Foyer. The entrances to the Linbury Theatre are from the Upper Circle level, and customers must descend to their seating area via stairs or a lift. Lift access to seating in the Linbury Theatre is from auditorium right only (right-hand entrance and on your right-hand side as you face the stage). We recommend seating on the right-hand side of the auditorium for those who require level access or minimal stairs. The left-hand side of the auditorium can involve many stairs. There are six wheelchair spaces in the Linbury Theatre. Find out more about accessing the Linbury Theatre.