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Two Pigeons

Lauren Cuthbertson and Vadim Muntagirov lead a charismatic cast in Ashton’s poignant and heart-warming reflection on love, The Two Pigeons, based on an old French folktale and first performed on Valentine’s Day 1961 and not seen at the Royal Opera House since 1985, In his story of a wayward young man blind to the value of what is right in front him, Ashton explores the nature of love in one of his most charming, elegant and moving works. Screen reader support enabled.

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  • Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
  • The Young Girl: Lauren Cuthbertson
  • The Young Man: Vadim Muntagirov
  • A Neighbor: Elizabeth McGorian
  • A Gypsy Girl: Fumi Kaneko
  • Her Lover: Ryoichi Hirano
  • A Gypsy Boy: Marcelino Sambe
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Composer: André Messager