Coppelia : a ballet in three acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday May 11 in Arts.
This ballet classic tells the story of Dr. Coppelius, a toy maker and magician, who attempts to bring life to the beautiful doll, Coppelia. With music by Delibes, it features Lisa Pavane, Greg Horsman and artists of The Australian Ballet in a production by ballet legend, Peggy Van Praagh. With The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Noel Smith. This performance was recorded live at the Sydney Opera House in 1990.
Coppelia commences at 12.00 noon and concludes at 1.45 pm (approx). It will be held in the Arts Listening-Viewing Room. Enter via the Arts Reading Room and Audio-Visual Centre (from Trescowthick Information Centre). Admission is free. No bookings required, but come early as seating is limited.