Sleeping Beauty by Russian State Ballet
Sleeping Beauty has a special place in the Russian State Ballet’s repertoire. As one of the most lavish theatrical events of all time, the original St Petersburg staging of Sleeping Beauty in 1890 was a spectacular illustration of the Russian Imperial style at its zenith. Today it remains the cornerstone of the Russian State Ballet’s output. The current staging is directed by Evgeny Amosov. With its huge cast, fairytale setting and glorious Tchaikovsky score, Sleeping Beauty remains the very essence of classical grandeur. This version has all the elements of an enduring fairy tale: romance, poetry, fate, good versus
evil, and - of course - love!