Northern Ballet’s new era begins with an exclusive triple-bill on their home stage featuring breathtaking ballets by some of the world’s finest choreographers.
The trailblazer of dance: American ballet superstar Tiler Peck makes her first collaboration with a European company in this hotly anticipated world première.
The rising star: a UK première by up-and-coming choreographer from The Royal Ballet Benjamin Ella.
The grandmaster of contemporary ballet: Hans van Manen created Adagio Hammerklavier 50 years ago, set to Beethoven’s exquisite piano sonata. Truly one of the greats.
- Joie de Vivre by Benjamin Ella: 30 minutes
- 20 minute interval
- Adagio Hammerklavier by Hans van Manen: 25 minutes
- 15 minute interval
- Intimate Pages by Tiler Peck: 20 minutes
- Total: 1 hour 50 minutes
Please note that running times are an estimate only.
'One of the founding fathers of European neoclassical dance'The Guardian on Hans van Manen
'In Adagio Hammerklavier (1973), often cited as his masterpiece, Van Manen gives us choreography of exquisite refinement to Beethoven's anguished late-life piano sonata'The Guardian
'The most magical dancer of our time'Vanity Fair on Tiler Peck
Don’t miss your chance to experience Northern Ballet up close and at their brilliant best, only in Leeds and London this autumn.
Production photos by Emily Nuttall, featuring dancers Alessandra Bramante, George Liang, Joseph Taylor, Dominique Larose, Aerys Merrill, Harris Beattie, Kaho Masumoto, Amber Lewis, Jonathan Hanks, Kirica Takahashi, Jun Ishii and Sarah Chun.
Header image of dancer Aerys Merrill taken by Guy Farrow.