The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett has become known for ballets that marry highly expressive movement, sophisticated musical response and dark psychological. Now he creates his first full-length work for the main stage with Frankenstein, a period adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale of morality and our craving for love, companionship and understanding. Frankenstein will be live relayed at Guangzhou Opera House.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will perform with Music Director Sir Simon Rattle and Grammy-winning pianist Emanuel Ax, on 27th September in Guangzhou at Xinghai Concert Hall. This will be the LSO's third appearance at Xinghai Concert Hall after their previous visit in 2007 and 2014.
Programme includes Brahms’s Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, Op.83 and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27
The London Symphony Orchestra will return to China in September-October 2019 for the third consecutive year, during the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake is best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered conventions, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm. Collecting over thirty international theatre awards including an Olivier in the UK and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s beloved tale is a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.