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Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
Richard Rodney Bennett was born 29 March 1936 in Broadstairs, Kent. He enrolled in the Royal Academy of Music in 1953 and then went on to study in Paris in 1957 – 1959 with the French Composer Pierre Boulez.  Bennett wrote his first musical score for ballet in 1980 with the ballet Isadora and then in 1981 he wrote the music for Noctuary, a ballet by Macmillian yet to be performed.
Anthony Meredith
Anthony, who worked as music advisor on The Three Musketeers and The Great Gatsby, has written biographies on both Malcolm Arnold and Richard Rodney Bennett.  He has wide interests in addition to music and dance. His most recent books have included a selection of Richard Rodney Bennett’s piano works (in the Composer Portraits series); the history of Lord’s Cricket Ground; and a motor racing extravaganza, Silverstone’s First Grand Prix, 1948.
Jérôme Kaplan
Born in Paris in 1964, Jérôme studied Scenography at L’Ecole de la Rue Blanche. On graduating in 1987 he designed the costumes for three operas staged by Ariel Garcia Valdès: The Barber of Seville, Don Quixote, Montezuma and two works, Fludde Noye’s and Journal d’un usager de l’espace, staged by Charlotte Nessi and produced by the Bastille Opera.
read Mark Skipper's blog about the Pop-up performances in Hangzhou
Coming in 2014
We has a great deal in store for you in our 45th anniversary year, 2014... Cinderella In January we have the last five performances of Cinderella at Leeds Grand Theatre before it tours in the spring and autumn.
Northern Ballet has announced plans for its 2014 UK tour that will see the Company visiting 35 venues with a range of productions including the return of Northern Ballet’s most powerful heroine Cleopatra and the first UK tour of David Nixon’s new Cinderella.
click here for autumn 2014 casts All casts are subject to change without notice. London, Sadler's Wells Tue 14 - Sat 18 May 2013
Last night's London première of The Great Gatsby brought out the stars to enjoy Northern Ballet's new production. From Sir Ben Kingsley to Gok Wan, from Darcey Bussell to Craig Revel Horwood, all came to Sadler's Wells Theatre to see our new production.
Uncertain about coming to see The Great Gatsby? Here's what our audience had to say about it on Twitter after experiencing it at theatres across the country... Updated 15 May London, Sadler's Wells Tue 14 - Sat 18 May 2013

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