Pavlova Day at Ivy House
Sunday 24 June
Full Day - £40
Morning Programme (£20)
Ballet Masterclass 10.30 - 11.15am
Anita Young, teacher at The Royal Ballet School and former soloist with The Royal Ballet, will demonstrate a class in the Cecchetti style, in honour of Pavlova’s legacy.
Taking part will be students from The Royal Ballet School. The class will be introduced by Brian Bertscher, former Royal Ballet soloist and Professor of Ballet in Germany.
Pavlova -Then and Now
A talk by Clement Crisp 11.30am - 12.15pm
Clement Crisp is the doyen of Ballet critics and one of Britain’s leading dance historians.
Afternoon Programme - SOLD OUT
Interlude of Ballet Music
With pianist Philip Gammon 2 - 2.45pm
Works to include Chopin’s A Month in the Country and Dances at a Gathering.
Philip Gammon will also talk about his long association with The Royal Ballet, where he worked with all the leading dancers, including Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev and choreographers Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan. Gammon is the recipient of the Olivier Award and the 2011 Royal Ballet Gold Medal.
Pavlova and the Modern Ballerina
Tamara Rojo with Gerald Dowler 3.15pm
Royal Ballet Prima Ballerina, Tamara Rojo, joins dance critic and writer Gerald Dowler to explore dramatic expression in dance. Pavlova’s charismatic interpretations inspired audiences throughout the world and continue today through Rojo’s artistry.
Pavlova Day at Ivy House is part of Big Dance 2012.
Big Dance is funded by Legacy Trust UK and delivered by Mayor of London and Arts Council England.