La Fille Mal Gardee : a ballet in three acts is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series to be screened this Wednesday 26 October in Arts.
This is Frederick Ashton’s production of a delightful romp set in the French countryside. Music is by Ferdinand Herold. Featuring Fiona Tonkin, David McAllister, Ray Powell and artists of The Australian Ballet. Choreography is by Frederick Ashton. With the State Orchestra of Victoria (now Orchestra Victoria), conducted by Noel Smith. This performance was recorded live at the State Theatre, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne in 1989.
The program 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. Enjoy!