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John Cranko

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford , OX4 1DY

 

The TORCH Dance Scholarship Oxford programme are hosting a lecture on "John Cranko". The speaker will be Dr Julia Burhle (University of Oxford).  John Cranko (1927 – 1973) was a South African born ballet dancer and choreographer with the Royal Ballet and the Stuttgart Ballet.  His most famous "literary"ballets include Romeo and Juliet (1962), with music by Prokofiev; Onegin (1965), an adaptation of the verse novel by Alexander Pushkin, with music by Tchaikovsky; The Taming of the Shrew (1969).

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