WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
A cave of riches is waiting to be explored in David Bintley's production of the classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with the magic lamp. Boasting a score by BAFTA award-winning composer Carl Davis, played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, this performance features lavish sets and costumes, special effects and a larger-than-life Chinese lion. Birmingham Royal Ballet's triple bill hosts a mixed programme of new work and much-loved pieces. The ancient god Pan is unleashed in Birmingham Royal Ballet's first artist Ruth Brill's Arcadia, created to a score from saxophonist John Harle. Michael Corder's Le Baiser de la fee is a beautiful interpretation of this classic fairy tale. Finally, a morris-dancing flea, a ballroom dancing ram and many more endangered animals seek shelter from the storm in David Bintley's 'Still Life' at the Penguin Cafe.