English National Ballet return to the New Theatre Oxford this Autumn with Coppélia, one of the great nineteenth century ballets, here in Ronald Hynd’s production with choreography after Marius Petipa, with colourful designs by Desmond Heeley, and set to Delibes’s irresistibly melodic score performed by English National Ballet’s full orchestra.

Dr Coppélius, the toymaker, has created the lifelike Coppélia doll and wishes for nothing more than to bring her to life. He thinks his dream has finally come true, but he has merely been caught up in Franz and Swanhilda’s lovers’ tiff.  Love triumphs over all in this comedy of mistaken identity and the finale is a breathtaking celebration of the lovers’ marriage.  Coppélia is an enchanting, effervescent family ballet, perfect for young and old alike.

New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG

Performances and Principal Casting:
Tuesday 28 October 7.30pm – Tamara Rojo and Yonah Acosta
Wednesday 29 October 7.30pm – Fernanda Oliveira and Dmitri Gruzdyev
Thursday 30 October (mat) 2.00pm – Elena Glurdjidze and Arionel Vargas
Thursday 30 October (eve) 7.30pm – Erina Takahashi and Fernando Bufalá
Friday 31 October 7.30pm – Laurretta Summerscales and Alejandro Virelles
Saturday 1 November (mat) 2.30pm – Fernanda Oliveira and Zdenek Konvalina
Saturday 1 November (eve) 7.30pm – Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta

Tickets from £10 to £41 plus booking and transaction fees

Book online here: http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/coppelia/new-theatre-oxford/

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