CND will perform at Teatro Real, Madrid, on November 2020

Compañía Nacional de Danza will perform at the Teatro Real in Madrid from November 19th to 21st, 2020. The program will consist of the premiere of the choreographies Apollo by George Balanchine and Concerto DSCH by Alexei Ratmansky, along with the recovery of White Darkness, by Nacho Duato.



APOLLO / George Balanchine Choreography: George Balanchine Music: Igor Stravinsky – Apollon Musagéte (1928) Original musical editor : Boosey and Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd. Ballet Master: Nanette Glushak Duration: 28 minutes World premiere: Premiered by the Ballets Diaghilev’s Russians at the Sarah Bernhardt Theater in Paris (France), on June 12, 1928 Premiere by the Compañía Nacional de Danza at Teatro Real de Madrod (Spain), on November 19, 2020.

CONCERTO DSCH / Alexei Ratmansky Choreography : Alexei Ratmansky Music: Dmitri Shostakovich – Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102 (1957) Original musical editor : Musikverlag Hans Sikorski, Hamburg Costume Design: Holly Hynes Lighting Design: Mark Stanley Assistant choreographer: Tatiana Ratmansky Ballet Masters: Ema Jovanovich, Joan Boada, Joaquín De Luz Duration: 22 minutes World premiere: Premiered by the New York City Ballet, in New York (USA), on May 29, 2008 Premiere by Compañía Nacional de Danza at the Teatro Real de Madrid (Spain), on November 19, 2020.

WHITE DARKNESS / Nacho Duato Choreography: Nacho Duato Music: Karl Jenkins (Adiemus Variations –Adiemus-Songs of Sanctuary-, String Quartet nº 2, Passacaglia) Original musical editor: Boosey and Hawkes Music Publishing, London. Set Design: Jaffar Chalabi Costume design: Lourdes Frías Lighting design: Joop Caboort Ballet Masters: Yoko Taira, Isaac Montllor Duration: 24 ’50 ”World premiere: Compañía Nacional de Danza at Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid on November 16, 2001