Nureyev: Legend and Legacy

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Nureyev: Legend and Legacy Book Tickets

This September, the world’s leading ballet stars will join together to celebrate the legacy of the legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Widely regarded as the greatest ballet dancer ever, he transcended borders and his performances popularized ballet with audiences throughout the world. Nureyev’s unique artistry continues to influence and inspire ballet today.

Nureyev Legend and Legacy will feature a dazzling array of highlights from Nureyev’s transformative career performed by an international cast of dancers from the most illustrious ballet companies . The dancers taking part are William Bracewell, Yuhui Choe, Alina Cojocaru, Cesar Corrales, Guillaume Côté (12th September), Benjamin Ella, Francesco Gabriele Frola, Emma Hawes, Francesca Hayward, Oleg Ivenko, Daichi Ikarashi, Natascha Mair, Hugo Marchand (5th and 6th September), Maia Makhateli, Vadim Muntagirov, Yasmine Naghdi, Natalia Osipova, Xander Parish, Iana Salenko, Marcelino Sambé, Alexandr Trusch, and Marianna Tsembenhoi

Each piece has been selected to represent different aspects of Nureyev’s incredible life and work and are accompanied by live music performed by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted by renowned Music Director David Briskin.

Set to be one of the ballet events of the decade, Nureyev Legend and Legacy gives audiences the chance to experience the magic and mastery of Nureyev through a new generation of dancers. Truly a night that audiences will never forget.

This event is presented in association with the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.

EVENT INFORMATION

The opening night performance will be hosted live by Dame Monica Mason and Ralph Fiennes.

TICKETS
Prices displayed include an online per ticket booking fee. All prices include a £1.70 restoration levy.

TIMES
Running time 2 hours

Cast

William Bracewell

Yuhui Choe

Alina Cojocaru

Cesar Corrales

Guillaume Côté

Benjamin Ella

Francesco Gabriele Frola

Emma Hawes

Francesca Hayward

Oleg Ivenko

Daichi Ikarashi

Natascha Mair

Hugo Marchand

Maia Makhateli

Vadim Muntagirov

Yasmine Naghdi

Natalia Osipova

Xander Parish

Iana Salenko

Marcelino Sambé

Alexandr Trusch

Marianna Tsembenhoi

Creative Team

ARTISTIC TEAM

Artistic Director – Nehemiah Kish

Assistant Artistic Director – Elena Glurjidze

Lighting Designer – Simon Bennison

Costume Designer – Natalia Stewart

Film Director – Dominic Best

MUSIC TEAM

Music Director / Conductor – David Briskin

Orchestra Director – John Beadle

Orchestra – Royal Ballet Sinfonia

PRODUCERS

Producer – Gabrielle Tana

Producer – David Banks

Producer – Sir Leonard Blavatnik

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Rachel Nowak

Jenny Wheeler

MARKETING TEAM

Marketing Consultant – Natalie Yalden

Publicist – Elin Morgan

Graphic design – Paul Marc Mitchell

VIP Tickets

Tickets priced at £1000
Available for the performance on Monday 5 September

  • You will have the best seats available in the theatre, at the time of purchase, in either the Royal Circle or the stalls.
  • On arrival, you will be greeted at the entrance to Theatre Royal Drury Lane by one of our staff at the VIP desk who will direct you to the Grand Saloon and provide you an envelope containing your tickets, an elastic wrist band, explanation of the evening as well as an elegant Souvenir Programme brochure.
  • Ticket holders are invited to a Champagne Reception in the Grand Saloon on the first floor for a unique, private panel discussion of their personal experiences with Nureyev, the panel includes Karen Kain – former Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Canada, Charles Jude of the Board of The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation and two more panel members to be confirmed shortly.
  • Wine will be served to you at the interval in a private, cordoned-off area.
  • Then join us for Champagne and bowl food to celebrate the Nureyev Opening Night, joined by the artists and a stunning list of stars, notables and members of the Royal Family including the cream of the London dance world.

Tickets priced at £400
Available for the performances on Tuesday 6 and Monday 12 September

  • You will have the best seats available, at the time of purchase, in either the Royal Circle or the Stalls at your election.
  • On arrival, you will be greeted at the entrance to Theatre Royal Drury Lane by one of our staff who will direct you to the Grand Saloon as well as provide your tickets, directions for the evening, an elastic wrist band and an elegant Souvenir Programme brochure.
  • Ticket holders are invited to a Champagne Reception prior to the curtain being raised in a private, cordoned-off area on the first floor.
  • Wine will be served to you at the interval in the same private, cordoned-off area.
  • You will be photographed by a professional photographer, after the performance, with one of the star dancers in the programme.

For further information and to discuss the VIP seats please email David Banks – david@carban.org

Our range of experiences are perfect for special occasions like birthdays, family celebrations, or a treat for yourself. Simply take a look through our extra-special offers, pick the experience that’s perfect for you, and we’ll take care of the rest.

The prices below do not include the price of the seat ticket. 

Book Lounge Access

£55 pp

  • Reserved table in an exclusive lounge, available from 1 hour before show time and during the interval
  • Welcome drinks, bar snacks and nibbles
  • Complimentary cloakroom

Available to book with your tickets

Pre-show drinks order includes a half bottle of house Champagne or alternatives to the same value per person. Alcohol can only be served to and consumed by persons aged 18 years and over. Please ask a member of staff for details about any food allergens. Please drink responsibly.

Book Private Suite Access

£125 pp

  • Exclusive access for you and your guests from 1 hour before show time and during the interval
  • Dedicated Red Coat to assist throughout
  • Welcome drinks served with snacks and nibbles available
  • Complimentary cloakroom

AVAILABLE TO BOOK WITH THE HOSPITALITY TEAM

Pre-show drinks order includes a bottle of house Champagne or alternatives to the same value per person. Alcohol can only be served to and consumed by persons aged 18 years and over. Please ask a member of staff for details about any food allergens. Please drink responsibly.

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