DANSOX lecture on John Cranko, twentieth-century choreographer | University of Oxford

DANSOX lecture on John Cranko, twentieth-century choreographer

Series
DANSOX
Speaker
Dr Julia Burhle
Event date
Event time
17:30 - 20:30
Venue
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
St Hilda's College
Cowley Place
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 1DY
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
None
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

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).

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. Free and open to all.