Variations Triple Bill

BRB Triple Bill


Friday 30 - Saturday 31 October 2015 Download Calendar

The Lyric


Joyful and grand, Theme and Variations (which launched the Company’s first Birmingham season) is George Balanchine’s love letter to classical Russian ballet, set to the final movement of Tchaikovsky’s Orchestral Suite No.3. David Bintley’s The King Dances looks back, with a modern eye, to King Louis XIV and the origins of ballet, when men were quite literally the kings of dance. And Enigma Variations, an elegant and eccentric character ballet, is Frederick Ashton’s poignant depiction of Edward Elgar and his friends.

Running times:

Theme & Variations 24 mins
Interrval 30 mins
Enigma Variations 34 mins
Interval 30 mins
The King Dances 38 mins

Matinee performances end at 5.06pm
Evening performances end at 10.06pm

Pre-performance talk, Saturday 31 October 6.30pm:

Learn more about the pieces in the show from the people behind the scenes and on the stage! This pre-performance talk will explain the ideas, thoughts and hard work which go into making Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production such an interesting and exciting evening.

Takes place in the auditorium. Free but ticketed through the Box Office. Please contact 01752 267222 to secure your place.

Pricing & Concessions

Full price:

Fri 7.30pm, Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm A: £27, B: £25, C: £20, D: £18, E: £15

Please note: Prices include a 70p per ticket booking fee.

Under 16s, Student, Unwaged, Young Company
£12 tickets

Over 60s, Disabled:
£5 off A, & B

Corporate Members:
£5 off A & B

People’s Company:
£3.50 off A & B

Groups of 10+:
£1.50 off A, B & C

Groups of 20+:
£2.50 off A, B & C

Groups of 40+:
£3.50 off A, B & C

School groups of 10+:
£10 tickets (Fri & Sat eves only)

Please note: Prices include a 70p per ticket booking fee. Concessions exclude price band E in The Lyric.

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