“The Sleeping Beauty”
Ballet Company of Teatro alla Scala
Teatro alla Scala
September 26, 2015
by Ilona Landgraf
Copyright © 2015 by Ilona Landgraf
Six months after Alexei Ratmansky’s “The Sleeping Beauty” received its premiere in Costa Mesa, California, with American Ballet Theater, gracing the company’s 75th anniversary, European audiences now have the opportunity to enjoy the lavish production as well. It premiered on September 26 at the Teatro alla Scala, which shouldered the costs of the project with ABT.
Today’s traditionally known “Sleeping Beauty” is the result of adaptions and changes made since the piece’s premiere in St. Petersburg in 1890. (more…)