Ailish Tynan joins the Royal Ballet for the world premiere of Medusa, a new ballet from choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Cherkaoui is the Artistic Director of Royal Ballet of Flanders and of his own company, Eastman, and is Associate Artist at Sadler’s Wells. Medusa is set to a mix of electronic music and songs by Purcell, sung by Ailish and countertenor Tim Mead, with the orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
Medusa is part of a triple bill featuring works also featuring Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour and Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern.
Performances from 8 May, with a live cinema broadcast on 16 May.