June 14 | 10AM & June 15 | 1PM
2 hr. and 30 min.
Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballet, and is much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. Jerome Robbins’s elegant and elegiac classic forms the first part of the program. This exercise in pure dance for five couples, set to music by Chopin, is a masterpiece of subtlety and invention.