7:15pm Thursday 28th May
Directed byWayne McGregor
Running time180 minutes
Royal Opera House Cinema Season
ROH: The Dante Project (12A)
Royal Ballet – The Dante Project (World Premiere).
Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice. In this new work, The Royal Ballet’s trailblazing Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor collaborates with an award-winning team – contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed – to bring us closer to Dante and his extraordinary vision.
Cast and Creatives
Music Thomas Adès
Choreography Wayne McGregor
Conductor Koen Kessels
Approximate running time: about 3 hours
This is a cinema event. Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House
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Thu 28th May 2020