Friday 4th May 2018 7.30pm
Swan Theatre, The Moors, Worcester WR1 3ED
ENGLISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Kenneth Woods Conductor
Academy Theatre Arts Ballet Dancers
Stravinsky– The Soldier’s Tale (staged with actors from Worcester Repertory Theatre)
Copland– Appalachian Spring, (Ballet for Martha) original version for 13 Instruments (complete ballet with dancers from Academy Theatre Arts)
Stravinsky’s witty and poignant setting of the Faust legend in which a hapless young soldier trades his violin to the devil is presented here in in a brilliant new staging by the Worcester Repertory Company.
Appalachian Spring stands as possibly the greatest and most beloved piece of American classical music. Copland’s masterpiece tells the story of a young couple in small town America preparing to preparing to embark on a new life together. Written as a ballet for the legendary Martha Graham, the dancers of Academy Theatre Arts join the ESO for a rare complete staging of this seminal work.
Tickets: £19 (Concessions £16.50, Under 16s £8, Family of Four £35)