The Royal Ballet: A Diamond Celebration
17 Nov 2022
Filmed Live on Wednesday 16 November 2022
The Royal Ballet’s dazzling Principals lead an evening not to be missed, their sparkling talents a perfect fit for a diamond anniversary. Celebrating the 60thanniversary of The Friends of Covent Garden, this programme recognises the amazing support of all ROH Friends past and present.
The showcase will demonstrate the breadth and diversity of The Royal Ballet’s repertory in classical, contemporary and heritage works. It will also include world premieres of short ballets by choreographers Pam Tanowitz, Joseph Toonga and Valentino Zucchetti as well as The Royal Ballet’s first performance of For Four by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon and a performance of George Balanchine’s Diamonds.
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon, Valentino Zucchetti, Pam Tanowitz, George Balanchine, Joseph Toonga
Cast for For Four (Christopher Wheeldon): Matthew Ball, Cesar Corrales, Vadim Muntagirov, Marcelino Sambé
Cast for New Valentino Zucchetti: Francesca Hayward, Fumi Kaneko, Mayara Magri, Yasmine Naghdi
Cast for New Pam Tanowitz: Lauren Cuthbertson, William Bracewell
Cast for Diamonds (George Balanchine): Marianela Nuñez, Reece Clarke