Birmingham Royal Ballet will be performing in Norfolk, Virginia, in 2007. Communciations Director Keith Longmore, speaking recently on BBC Radio WM revealed:
'We’re off to America to take part in the Jamestown Festival, to commemorate the landings of the first pilgrims in the States'. Describing the planned performances abroad as 'a great ambassadorial role for the city again', he stated 'we're very happy to be doing everything that we’re doing'.
The Company will be performing Sir Peter Wright's The Sleeping Beauty on the 4 - 6 May. BRB last visited the States in 2004, to perform as part of the Lincoln Center Festival in New York, presenting works including Sir Frederick Ashton's Enigma Variations and Dante Sonata.
Is anyone close enough to go?