Royal Ballet Live Encore Screening: The Sleeping BeautyGenre: Musical
Valeriy Ovsyanikov conducts a live broadcast of Petipa's classic ballet set in an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magic spells. Sarah Lamb dances the role of Princess Aurora opposite Steven McRae as Prince Desire on the stage of the Royal Opera House in London.
Seventy years after its inaugural staging by The Royal Ballet, Koen Kessels conducts a live broadcast from London of Petipa’s classic production set in an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magic to Tchaikovsky’s spellbinding score. Marianela Nunez dances the role of Princess Aurora, who is cursed by the sprite Carabosse to prick her finger on her 16th birthday and fall in a 100-year slumber.