Choreography: Ninette de Valois after Ivanov and Cecchetti
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
One of the most popular works in the repertoire. Coppelia is a classical ballet, based on the tale by Hoffmann, where the heroine, Swanilda who is in love with Franz, sneaks into Dr Coppelius' workroom to find that her rival is a mechanical doll, Coppelia. All ends happily ever after.
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