Ann Maguire Gala

22 Mar 2015

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

 

The Ann Maguire Gala is a unique opportunity to see a world-class line up of dancers, choreographers and musicians come together for this special performance in support of the Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund.

The evening, hosted by Darcey Bussell and Jonathan Cope features divertissements from the classical ballet repertoire including works by Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan, choreography by Liam Scarlett and Johan Kobborg alongside world premieres by Alastair Marriott and Jonathan Watkins with a special guest appearance from the Hackney Colliery Band. Rambert dancer and choreographer Miguel Altunaga will perform Memoria and there will be some fast tapping footwork from Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae for the London premier of his tap solo Czardas accompanied by violinist Vasko Vassilev.

Artists also appearing from The Royal Ballet include: Laura Morera, Yuhui Choe, Helen Crawford, Melissa Hamilton, Claire Calvert, Christina Arestis, Emma Maguire, Kristen McNally , Federico Bonelli, Nehemiah Kish, Edward Watson, Gary Avis, Alexander Campbell, Bennet Gartside, Ryoichi Hirano, James Hay, Marcelino Sambé, Luca Acri with special guests Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg.

The Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund has been set up by the Maguire family for the enhancement and development of young people through arts education.

Ann Maguire Gala

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R