ROH – Mayerling (Ballet)
The Royal Ballet kicks off the new season with Kenneth MacMillan’s haunting psychological ballet, Mayerling with Music by Franz Liszt, Starring: Steven McRae, Sarah Lamb, Meaghan Grace Hinkis.
Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary is emotionally unstable and haunted by his obsession with death. He is forced to marry Princess Stephanie. Soon afterwards his former lover Marie Larisch introduces him to a new mistress. Mary Vetsera, a young woman who shares his morbid fascination.
Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet inspired by true events.
2.00pm start (3hrs. including two intervals)
Tickets on sale now from Quinns Bookshop, Three Crowns Yard, The High Street, Market Harborough; or via http://www.octagonfilms.org.uk