Le Jeune Homme et la Mort / La Sylphide

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort / La Sylphide

Hope turns to despair, love to betrayal and infatuation to tragedy in English National Ballet’s new double bill.
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English National Ballet presents a double bill featuring Roland Petit's Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La Sylphide, performed for the first time in the UK.

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort 
Last performed by English National Ballet in 2013, Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort follows a young man hopelessly in love with a cruel and faithless mistress. He waits desperately for her, but when she finally arrives, she torments him. Distraught and confused, the young man succumbs to his despair. 

La Sylphide
On the morning of his wedding to his sweet fiancée Effy, James awakens from a dream to see a mysterious and tantalising Sylphide before him. His obsession with her sets off a fateful sequence of events where joy turns to sorrow, love to betrayal and infatuation to tragedy. 

August Bournonville’s classic Romantic ballet is devotedly recreated by Eva Kloborg and Frank Andersen in this captivating production, and is accompanied by an enchanting score, played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

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Details

StartsTuesday, 16 January 2018
EndsSaturday, 20 January 2018
Running TimeTBC
CategoryMusical

Venue

VenueLondon Coliseum
Address33 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
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Nearest TubeLeicester Square
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Minimum Age

5+

Important Notice

No food or drink purchased off-site including alcohol, soft drinks and water are permitted inside the theatre.