50th Anniversary Celebration Gala

Fifty years. One incredible journey.

2020 started with a bang as we celebrated the Company’s 50th anniversary with our Celebration Gala. Now we can bring you exclusive highlights from the celebration as part of our Pay As You Feel Digital Season.

Carmen and Madame Butterfly


A ballet by Didy Veldman with music from Carmen by Georges Bizet.

Performed by Northern Ballet dancers Minju Kang and Lorenzo Trossello.

Madame Butterfly

A ballet by David Nixon OBE with music from Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini.

Performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers Momoko Hirata and César Morales.

A Midsummer Night's Dream and Casanova

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A ballet by David Nixon OBE with music by Mendelssohn and Brahms.


A ballet by Kenneth Tindall with music by Kerry Muzzey.

Celebrating 50 years is a huge milestone for the Company, and we can’t wait to be back on stage bringing world-class ballet to your doorstep. Your support of our Pay As You Feel Digital Season will help us do that, and continue to make new productions for years to come. If you’re able, please consider donating when you enjoy today’s film.

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Please note that this performance may contain short periods of flashing and strobe lighting effects.

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