Mayerling (ballet)

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Mayerling is a ballet created in 1978 by Kenneth MacMillan for the Royal Ballet, London.wikipedia
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Kenneth MacMillan

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Mayerling is a ballet created in 1978 by Kenneth MacMillan for the Royal Ballet, London. Mayerling was first produced for the Royal Ballet in 1978, by the British choreographer Sir Kenneth Macmillan, with a scenario written by Gillian Freeman, scenery and costume designs by Nicholas Georgiadis and lighting design by David Hersey.

David Wall (dancer)

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Among his roles were Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet Mayerling, the Young Man in Frederick Ashton's The Two Pigeons, the Rake in a revival of Ninette de Valois's Hogarth-based work, The Rake's Progress, Colas in Ashton's La fille mal gardée and Siegfried in Swan Lake, in which he was the youngest Siegfried ever seen at Covent Garden.

Nicholas Georgiadis

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Mayerling was first produced for the Royal Ballet in 1978, by the British choreographer Sir Kenneth Macmillan, with a scenario written by Gillian Freeman, scenery and costume designs by Nicholas Georgiadis and lighting design by David Hersey.
For MacMillan, he designed a great number of ballets, including Noctambules (1956), Romeo and Juliet (1965), Manon (1974), Mayerling (1978), Orpheus (1982) and The Prince of the Pagodas (1989).

Wendy Ellis Somes

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She danced main roles in the ballets of Sir Kenneth MacMillan (Romeo and Juliet, Mayerling, Gloria), with the role of Princess Stephanie in Mayerling

John Lanchbery

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Music for the ballet was compiled from existing works by Franz Liszt, arranged and orchestrated by John Lanchbery who also conducted the orchestra during the ballet's first season.
Lanchbery arranged more than 30 pieces by Franz Liszt for Macmillan's Mayerling, which premiered at Covent Garden in 1978, and arranged another successful re-working of Minkus for Nureyev's production of La Bayadère in 1991.

Princess Stéphanie of Belgium

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A ball to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary and Princess Stephanie of Belgium is in full swing.
Kenneth MacMillan's 1978 ballet, Mayerling

Lynn Seymour

From 1971 to 1978 she returned to the Royal Ballet as a guest artist with new MacMillan characters such as the title role in the three act version of Anastasia (1971) and Mary Vetsera in Mayerling (1978, with David Wall as Crown Prince Rudolf).

Empress Elisabeth of Austria

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Rudolf flirts shamelessly with Stephanie's sister, Princess Louise, offending both his new bride and his parents, Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Elisabeth.
In his 1978 ballet, Mayerling Kenneth MacMillan portrayed Elisabeth in a pas de deux with her son Prince Rudolf, the principal character in the ballet.

Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria

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A ball to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary and Princess Stephanie of Belgium is in full swing.
Kenneth MacMillan's 1978 ballet, Mayerling.

David Drew (dancer)

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Colonel Middleton in Mayerling, choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan

Princess Sophie of Bavaria

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Mayerling, a 1978 ballet by Kenneth MacMillan, features Sophie in a slightly more sympathetic light.

Gillian Freeman

Mayerling was first produced for the Royal Ballet in 1978, by the British choreographer Sir Kenneth Macmillan, with a scenario written by Gillian Freeman, scenery and costume designs by Nicholas Georgiadis and lighting design by David Hersey.
Mayerling (ballet scenario), 1978

Laura Connor

She was a principal dancer, and in 1978, created the role of Mitzi Caspar in Mayerling.

Alessandra Ferri

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Ferri joined the Royal Ballet in 1980, and in 1982, for her first major role in the ballet Mayerling, she was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding First Achievement of the Year in Ballet.

Merle Park

Miss Merle Florence Park
1978. Mayerling, choreography by Kenneth MacMillan, music by Franz Liszt, arranged and orchestrated by John Lanchbery. Role: Countess Marie Larish.

Genesia Rosato

In 1978, she created the role of Princess Louise in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet Mayerling.

Derek Deane

Derek Dean
There, Deane danced some of ballet’s most memorable roles, including Prince in Swan Lake; Romeo, Benvolio and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Prokofiev); and Prince Rudolf in Mayerling (ballet).

George "Bay" Middleton

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Colonel ‘Bay’ Middleton hands the Count a joke cigar, to Rudolf's intense amusement.
Middleton appears as the Empress's lover in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet Mayerling.

Sergei Polunin

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Rudolf. Mayerling by Sir Kenneth MacMillan (premiere - 2013, Moscow)

Sarah Lamb

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Lamb's repertory includes the roles of: Sylphide (La Sylphide), Marie Larisch (Mayerling), Tatiana and Olga (Onegin), Thaïs pas de deux, Masha (Winter Dreams), Voluntaries, Polyphonia, The Grey Area, Afternoon of a Faun, Chroma, Infra, Tanglewood, Sylvia, Stop Time Rag Girl (Elite Syncopations), white girl and blue girl (Les Patineurs), Fin du Jour, Alice (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Princess Belle Rose (The Prince of the Pagodas) and Human Seasons, Manon (L'histoire de Manon).

Leanne Benjamin

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Leanne Benjamin Baroness Mary Vetsera
Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Giselle, the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, Nikiya, Kitri, Swanilda, The Firebird, Cinderella, Lise, Titania, Manon, Anastasia, Juliet (Ashton and MacMillan), Mitzi Caspar and Mary Vetsera in Mayerling, Irina, The Girl in The Invitation, The Judas Tree, Song of the Earth, Gloria, Requiem, Rhapsody, Elite Syncopations, Les Biches, Symphony in C, Apollo, Danses Concertantes, Etudes, Brünnhilde in Béjart's Ring, Carmen, Forsythe's Herman Schmerman and Ashton's The Leaves Are Fading, Swanilda in Coppélia.

Gemma Bond

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Princess Stephanie in Mayerling, choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan

Sandra Conley

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Conley danced Empress Elisabeth in the 1983 New York City premiere of MacMillan's Mayerling.

The Royal Ballet

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Mayerling is a ballet created in 1978 by Kenneth MacMillan for the Royal Ballet, London. Mayerling was first produced for the Royal Ballet in 1978, by the British choreographer Sir Kenneth Macmillan, with a scenario written by Gillian Freeman, scenery and costume designs by Nicholas Georgiadis and lighting design by David Hersey.