Special Screening
‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’

Presented by BelAir Media

Alexander Ekman's ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream – created for the Royal Swedish Ballet to music by Mikael Karlsson. In 2015, Alexander Ekman gave his own version of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and it immediately became a hit for the audience and critics. This powerful contemporary ballet explores the energy and the mysteries of the summer solstice night in Scandinavian tradition. In addition to the dancers from the Royal Ballet, nine musicians participate on stage, including acclaimed pop singer Anna von Hausswolff and a classical string quartet.

GENRE Relay of: Dance FORMAT Live recording STATUS in progress PRODUCTION COMPANY Bel Air Media (France) CO-PRODUCTION COMPANY SVT (Sweden), NRK (Norway), YLE (Finland), M_MEDIA / ClassicAll TV (France) ASSOC. PROD. COMPANY France Télévisions (France) DIRECTOR Tommy Pascal COMPOSER Mikael Karlsson CHOREOGRAPHY BY Alexander Ekman DANCE COMPANY The Royal Swedish Ballet DURATION 120' PRODUCTION YEAR 2016 RECORDED The Royal Swedish Opera, 2016-09-10 SOURCE VIDEO/AUDIO HD / Dolby surround 5.1