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Ballets de Monte Carlo's 'Romeo & Juliet' in China
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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Mon May 15, 2000 1:15 pm ]
Post subject:  Ballets de Monte Carlo's 'Romeo & Juliet' in China

Image <P>A review of a Beijing performance of Ballets de Monte Carlo's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Hu Xinxin tells us that ballet is much appreciated in Beijing, but less so in Shanghai. <P>As we heard when the Royal Ballet were touring there, one of the pitfalls of touring China is the standard of the local orchestras - it was too expensive to take the Orchestra of the ROH. I wonder how Monte Carlo managed.<P> <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> <p>[This message has been edited by Stuart Sweeney (edited May 15, 2000).]

Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Sun Nov 07, 2004 2:39 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Ballets de Monte Carlo's 'Romeo & Juliet' in China

Maillot joins the Romeo and Juliet season
From The China Daily

A third version of Romeo and Juliet graces Beijing's theatre in October.

Ballet Basel led the season, followed by an opera production co-produced by Theatre Capitole of Toulouse and China Philharmonic Orchestra, featured Albanian soprano Inva Mula as Juliet and Chinese tenor Zhang Jianyi as Romeo.

With the touching score of Prokofiev, comes the lovers from Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo. The ballet will be performed at the Tianqiao Theatre on October 28 to 31.

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