Birmingham Royal Ballet presents
an unmissable opportunity to see
three stunning ballets by female
choreographers, including the world
premiere of the third Ballet Now
commission by Didy Veldman, with a
score by Gabriel Prokofiev, grandson
of Sergei Prokofiev, the composer of
Romeo and Juliet and the final ballet in
We will also see the welcome return
of Jessica Lang’s beautiful Lyric
Pieces, created for the Company as
part of International Dance Festival
Birmingham 2012, and our own Ruth Brill's brand-new take on Sergei Prokofiev's classic, Peter and the Wolf.
Ballet Now is generously supported by Oak Foundation’s Special Interest Programme, which provided major funding for the project. Ballet Now is also supported by the Foyle Foundation, Anthony Coombs and The Keith Coombs Trust, The Big Give 2017, The John Feeney Charitable Trust, The Leche Trust, The John S Cohen Foundation, The H Steven and PE Wood Charitable Trust, The W and M Morris Charitable Trust, the estate of Judith and John Percival, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s New Work Syndicate 2017 and Director’s Appeal 2017.
The score for New Veldman by Gabriel Prokofiev was commissioned in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society with funding from the RPS Drummond Fund.