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Choreographer Kim Brandstrup is renowned for his award-winning work in ballet, opera, theatre and film.

Creating for world leading companies including The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Rambert Dance

Company, Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, Bregenz Festival and the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Kim is recognised as one of the leading narrative choreographers of his generation.

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2015 New Work

LONDON - Ballet Rambert (2015)

A new work created by Kim Brandstrup for the Ballet Rambert - details coming soon

2014 Ceremony Of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

LONDON - Royal Opera House (2014) SNAPE MALTINGS - The Royal Ballet/Dance East (2013)

Part of a triple-bill with the Royal Ballet Flanders, and set in the the beautiful brickwork structure of the Snape Maltings Concert Hall in Aldeburgh, this danced celebration of Benjamin Britten's Centenary year is set to his Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, featuring some of the finest dancers from the Royal Ballet (London) including Edward Watson and Mara Galeazzi.

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2013 FILM RELEASE - Genesis

Genesis

Genesis

Crystal Ballet
Film Release, 2013

FILM RELEASE Crystal Ballet

International stars take ballet to the world with Crystal Ballet’s Genesis, created especially for download by Olivier and Evening Standard award-winning choreographer Kim Brandstrup, and former Royal Ballet dancer Ernst Meisner. A revolution in watching ballet, Genesis has been created especially for some of the most feted and talented dancers of our generation, including Alina Cojocaru and Vadim Muntagirov.

Downloadable from itunes or see www.crystalballet.com for more details

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2013 FILM RELEASE - Beast in the Jungle

The Beast in the Jungle

The Beast in the Jungle

Illuminations Films / Keyfilm (NL) - Hans De Wolf / BFI / Netherlands film fund
London, 2013

FILM RELEASE Beast in the Jungle

The Beast in the Jungle is a 1903 novella by Henry James, first published as part of the collection, The Better Sort. Almost universally considered one of James' finest short narratives, this story treats appropriately universal themes: loneliness, fate, love and death. The parable of John Marcher and his peculiar destiny has spoken to many readers who have speculated on the worth and meaning of human life.

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2013 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Fitzroy Productions / BAM / Epidaurus Festival
London, New York, Greece, 2012 / 2013

NEW YORK - BAM (2013) LONDON - Old Vic Tunnels (2012) GREECE - Epidaurus Festival (2012)

This staging of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic poem premiered as part of the Epidauras Festival in Greece, before a season in the Old Vic Tunnels in London. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and staring actress Fiona Shaw and dancer Daniel Hay-Gordon. The poem, Coleridge's longest, tells the story of a sailor who shoots an albatross during a voyage and runs into a seam of ill fortune, as the rest of the crew perish on board.

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2013 Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Opera (2017/2013) LONDON - English National Opera (2011)

A co-production between the English National Opera and The Metropolitan Opera of Tchaikovsky's Eugene starring Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien, directed by Deborah Warner

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2013 Death in Venice

Death in Venice

Death in Venice

English National Opera
The London Coliseum, 24 May 2007

AMSTERDAM - De Nederlandse Opera (2013) LONDON - English National Opera (2013) ITALY - La Scala (2011)

Deborah Warner's critically acclaimed production of Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice, first premiered in 2007 with it's fifth revival in 2013.

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2013 Carousel

Carousel - Théâtre du Châtelet

Carousel - Théâtre du Châtelet

PARIS - Théâtre du Châtelet (2013) LONDON - The Barbican (2012) LEEDS - Opera North (2012)

A co-production between Opera North, The Barbican Theatre and Theatre du Chatelet and voted best musical of the 20th century by Time Magazine, Carousel is 'an absolute delight' (The Daily Telegraph) and features breathtaking dancing, and some of the most moving music ever written for the stage."

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2013 Guillaume Tell

Guillaume Tell

NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Opera (2013) AMSTERDAM - Het Musiektheater (2013)

Het Musiektheater and The Metropolitan Opera's co-production of Rossini's Guillaume Tell directed by Pierre Audi

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2012 The Messiah

The Messiah

The Messiah

FRANCE - Opera de Lyon (2012) LONDON - English National Opera (2009)

A co-production between the English National Opera and Opera de Lyon of Deborah Warner's fully staged apadtation of Handel's Messiah

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2012 Médée

Médéé

FRANCE - Théatre champs élysées (2012)

A new production of Cherubini’s Médée directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski

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2012 Metamorphoses: Titian

Metamorphosis: Titian2012 - Machina

Metamorphosis: Titian2012 - Machina

Royal Opera House
Royal Opera House, July 2012

LONDON - The Royal Opera House (2012)

As part of the Cultural Olympiad in July 2012, Wayne McGregor and Kim Brandstrup joins forces to create a new dance work – part of ‘Titian 2012’ at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Commissioned jointly by the Olympic Festival, The National Gallery and The Royal Ballet, the evening brings together Turner Prize winning visual artists, newly commissioned music and new choreography in celebration of Monica Mason’s 10-year tenure as Director of The Royal Ballet.

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2012 La Traviata

La Traviata

VIENNA - Theater an der Wein, Wiener Festwochen (2012)

Deborah Warner's new production of Verdi's La Traviata for the Vienna Festival

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2012 Rhapsody

Rhapsody

The Danish Dance Theatre

DENMARK - Danish Danse Theatre (2012)

International dancers form the Danish Dance Theatre creates a moving picture of todays lonelyness, dreams and desires. The use of music as sources are in common for both works. A free, floading and contrast rhapsody about beeing a human being. The danse performance “Rhapsody” is like a symphonic poem, where dancing and classic operas describe the price of passion. As modern human beings we search for perfection. We want to be respected, liked and desired – beautiful and active persons with succes in all facets of life.

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2012 The Iron Lady with Meryl Streep

The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady

Pathé / Film4 / UK Film Council / The Weinstein Company / Canal + / Goldcrest Pictures
Wimbledon TV Studios, UK, 2011/2012

FILM RELEASE The Iron Lady

Kim Brandstrup joins Phillida Lloyd at Pinewood Studios to work on the movement for her the new feature film ‘The Iron Lady’. The film, starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher.

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2011 The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

LONDON - English National Opera

A new production of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro for the English National Opera, directed by Fiona Shaw

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2010 Invitus Invitam

Invitus Invitam

Invitus Invitam

LONDON - The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House

Kim Brandstrup’s new work for The Royal Ballet, Invitus Invitam, (the second ballet in a mixed programme) opened on Friday, October 15 2010 to enthusiastic reviews and all six performances were sold out.

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