Jun 6, 2011

Preparations for a diplomatic evening

When touring, it's comme il faut to go to a reception at the local Danish embassy. 

For that reason our principals, soloists, artistic director and a few more will be attending a reception at the Danish ambassador’s residence in Whitehaven tonight. 

And the embassy's interior decoration already has a ballet theme.

A lot of important people will be there – apparently – including Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark and His Royal Highness the Prince. 

In Copenhagen the queen attends a lot of performances and she’s very familiar and very fond of the Royal Danish Ballet. Therefore we’ll treat her with a short performance when she visits the Danish embassy. 
Soloist Tina Højlund will be performing a short ballet called ‘The egg’. It’s choreographed by Esther Lee Wilkinson (also a dancer with the RDBallet) and it’s performed in The Egg - a chair designed by famous Danish architect Arne Jacobsen.

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