July 13, 2012
-- After two fantastic live outdoor broadcasts of La Bohème and Falstaff from Covent Garden, the BP Summer Big Screen programme concludes with The Royal Ballet’s Metamorphosis:
Titian 2012, live on Swansea’s London 2012 Live Site in Castle Square on Monday 16 July.
Part of the London 2012 Festival, Metamorphosis:
Titian 2012 is inspired by three of Renaissance master Titian’s paintings on display at the National Gallery and sees seven choreographers work together to create an evening of exciting dance from the Royal Ballet with new scores from British composers Jonathan Dove, Nico Muhly, Mark-Anthony Turnage and stage designs from leading contemporary artists including Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross and Mark Wallinger.
Frances Jenkins, Swansea Council’s Strategic Manager for Tourism, Marketing and Events, said, “Whether audiences are new to ballet or already devotees, this BP Summer Big Screen relay offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the very best from the Royal Opera House for free in the unique open air setting of Castle Square.”
The screening begins at 7.30pm with the evening also featuring South Wales group ‘Pres Morganwg’ who will perform a number of classical pieces in Castle Square prior to the Ballet at 6.30pm, and during the intermission.
Free deckchairs are available to make the experience more comfortable and concert goers are also encouraged to bring a picnic to really make the most of the evening.
Keep up-to-date with forthcoming events on Swansea’s London 2012 Live Site at www.swanseabigscreen.com
The BP Summer Big Screen performances are part of the ‘Swansea Bay Festival / Summer’ events programme.