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La Dame aux camélias

  • la Dame aux Camelias Svetlana zakharova  (2) cut
  • la Dame aux Camelias Roberto Bolle ph M.Brescia Teatr alla Scala JN RB IMG 4445
From 17 December 2017 to 13 January 2018
Fryderyk Chopin

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company and Orchestra

New production

Royal Theatre production, Copenhagen


Running Time: 2 hours 50 minutes intermissions included

Choreography and staging John Neumeier from the novel of Alexandre Dumas (son)
Conductor Theodor Guschlbauer
Piano Roberto Cominati
Sets and costumes Jürgen Rose
Lights John Neumeier
Étoile Svetlana Zakharova (17, 20s Dec.; 10, 13 Jan.)

Roberto Bolle (17, 20s Dec.; 10, 13 Jan.)

Guest Artists Anna Laudere (31 Dec.)
  Edvin Revazov (31 Dec.)



Svetlana Zakharova and Roberto Bolle are the protagonists of a milestone of John Neumeier’s choreographic work, a great example of his predilection for narrative ballet and of his contemporary concept of dramatic ballet. 2018 is the 40th anniversary of the production for the Stuttgart Ballet and the 170th anniversary of the publication of Alexandre Dumas’ novel. Neumeier has chosen to get inspiration from the novel, rather than from its stage adaptation by the same author, and he leads to the dramatic climax, on Chopin’s moving notes, through wonderful pas de deux, great ensemble scenes, and important solos.