NYCB in Edinburgh- Edinburgh Playhouse
Posted 21 June 2000 - 04:10 AM
Also, is there any available information about the casts?
(The site of the Edinburgh Festival is at [url="http://"http://www.eif.co.uk/"]http://www.eif.co.uk/[/url] ).
Posted 21 June 2000 - 08:27 AM
Posted 21 June 2000 - 10:15 AM
Program 1 (Aug 14, 17, 19 matinee):
Agon, Dances at a Gathering, Symphony in C
Program 2 (Aug 15, 18):
Concerto Barocco, Duo Concertant, The 4 Temperaments, Symphony in 3 movements
Program 3 (Aug 16, 19):
Serenade, Fearful Symmetries, Tchaikovsky pas de deux, Western Symphony
Posted 22 June 2000 - 08:46 AM
Posted 22 June 2000 - 09:25 AM
Also I've just found an old thread on ballet.co.uk dealilng with this topic, it's at: [url="http://"http://www.danze.co.uk/dcforum/news/373.html"]http://www.danze.co.uk/dcforum/news/373.html[/url]
Posted 22 June 2000 - 10:25 AM
Posted 22 June 2000 - 10:47 AM
I've already seen some of these pieces at the Paris Opera
(Agon, The 4 Temperaments, Serenade, Concerto Barocco, Palais de Cristal), and loved them very much, but they don't dance it often ("Symphony in 3 movements" and "Dances at a gathering" are in their repertory too, but they haven't danced
it in a while). All that sounds very exciting! Now I hope that it's still possible to find not too expensive hotels in Edinburgh for that period, the city must be quite crowded with such
a big festival...
Posted 23 June 2000 - 12:59 PM
Although the stage at the Playhouse is big,I'm surprised to learn that it is the biggest stage in Britain, but I bow to Eugene's superior knowledge.
Anyway, my impression after several visits is that the sightlines in the theatre are generally quite good, so getting a reasonable view shouldn't be too difficult. I seem to recall the balcony is pretty good. But back balcony would be quite some way from the stage. Circle is excellent if you can manage it. Anyway, I hope you enjoy both NYCB and the city.
[This message has been edited by Alymer (edited June 23, 2000).]
Posted 26 June 2000 - 05:39 AM
web site, and it seems that it's already full on those nights.
By the way, two things are missing on the Festival web site: a plan of the theaters (to know where the categories of seats are), and also a city map...
Actually I've already been to Edinburgh once, for one week in August 1998, for a math conference- the weather was absolutely awful (even my thesis supervisor, who is from Glasgow, agreed),
but the city really looked nice.
Posted 27 June 2000 - 08:57 AM
and 19 matinee (front balcony seats) (and we'll be staying at a youth hostel ).
Thanks to all of you for your help. If some Ballet Talkers plan to attend these performances, I'd be glad to meet them!
Posted 12 July 2000 - 08:42 AM
Posted 12 July 2000 - 12:37 PM
I'm going to be there for the performance on 18 Aug. and two performances on 19 Aug. Could you e-mail me?
Posted 13 July 2000 - 11:21 PM
[This message has been edited by Barb (edited July 14, 2000).]
Posted 23 July 2000 - 03:07 PM
Posted 24 July 2000 - 08:53 AM
Sorry - I thought my e-mail address was up. It is Ann@sweetpea.screaming.net. Hope to hear from you.
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