Author(s): Léo Delibes
Company: Birmingham Royal Ballet
Running time: 2h 30min approx
Love conquers all in Peter Wright’s production brought back to the stage by Birmingham Royal Ballet for the first time in five years, with Léo Delibes’ score performed live by the 60-piece Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
Swanilda and Franz are getting ready to marry during their hometown’s upcoming festival, just a few days away. When Franz finds his eye wandering towards the mysterious girl on Dr Coppélius’s balcony, Swanilda takes matters into her own hands—but can she steer her fiancé away from the Doctor’s guest and back towards the path of true love?