Fonteyn was a company-defining figure, dancing Aurora for the re-opening of the Royal Opera House after World War II, creating numerous roles with Sir Frederick Ashton
and forging a legendary partnership with Rudolf Nureyev.
Sir Frederick Ashton
, who went against his very conventional family's wishes to become a ballet dancer, found greater fame as a choreographer for the Royal Ballet and its predecessors.
It also made us realize that in Sir Frederick Ashton
(the ballet specializes in his work) Sarasota has a brand-new art superstar.
Just last month, she took the lead in a revival of Sir Frederick Ashton
's full-length ballet "Cinderella" for the company's 60th-anniversary celebration.
In which area of the arts was Sir Frederick Ashton
Originally created by Sir Frederick Ashton
in 1955, this production has graced the New York Metropolitan Opera House and the London Coliseum, and was nominated for an Olivier Award.
And it was perfectly proceeded by Sir Frederick Ashton
's The Dream.
Love And Loss combines two ballets by David Bintley and a classic from Sir Frederick Ashton
, which together create an exceptional evening of elegant dance and refined music.
The first, Sir Fred and Mr B on June 17-20, features the work of two of ballet's foremost choreographers, Sir Frederick Ashton
and George Balanchine.
Daphnis and Chloe, the final piece in the programme, was created by Sir Frederick Ashton
for Margot Fonteyn and Michael Somes and is a significant acquisition for BRB, having never been done before in this country outside the Royal Ballet.
The characters includePeter Rabbit, Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin and Jemima Puddleduck in this BAFTA nominated production, choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton
Dancers from the Royal Ballet bring to life characters from Beatrix Potter's books including Peter Rabbit, Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin and Jemima Puddleduck in this BAFTA nominated production, choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton