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Enigma Variations

22 October—20 December 2019
Main Stage

The essence of British ballet, with music by Elgar, period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman and Ashton's signature choreographic style.

  • This work is being performed as part of the following mixed programme(s):

  • Concerto / Enigma Variations / Raymonda Act III

    From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this programme highlights the versatility of the Company.

Background

Ashton’s Enigma Variations is quintessentially British in every way – from its score by Elgar and period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, to Ashton’s signature style, the essence of British ballet.

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