November 18 & 19
The Royal Ballet
Not to be missed, Mayerling offers daring choreography inspired by true events. Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary is emotionally unstable and haunted by his obsession with death. He is forced to marry Princess Stephanie. Soon afterwards his former lover Marie Larisch introduces him to a new mistress, Mary Vetsera, a young woman who shares his morbid fascination.
Mayerling, Royal Opera House, review: Natalia Osipova and Edward Watson look hypnotised by each other
Zoë Anderson • Monday 1 May 2017
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