Sylvia (Darcey Bussell) © ROH/Johan Persson

Sylvia

Léo Delibes
Royal Opera House

Darcey Bussell and Roberto Bolle star in Frederick Ashton's Sylvia, restored to the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet.

With origins in Greek mythology, Sylvia was loved by Aminta, abducted by Orion and eventually rescued by Eros.

Production duration: 1 hr 33 min
Royal Opera House

Cast & creative team

Characters

  • Sylvia
    Darcey Bussell
  • Aminta
    Roberto Bolle
  • Orion
    Thiago Soares
  • Eros
    Martin Harvey
  • Diana
    Mara Galeazzi

Team

  • Graham Bond
    Conductor
  • Christopher Newton
    Production Realisation and Staging
  • Frederick Ashton
    Choreographer
  • Peter Farmer
    Designs
  • Robin and Christopher Ironside
    Original Designs
  • Mark Jonathan
    Lighting Design