Carlos Acosta – Premieres Plus

Carlos Acosta returns for a strictly limited run of sensational, beautiful and unforgettable work, dubbed Premieres Plus. This is your chance to see the world’s most popular dancer in action.

Premieres Plus is an enhanced and reworked version of his sell-out Premieres show from 2010. Premieres Plus features new works and collaborations with major UK and international dance stars and musicians, celebrating Carlos’s astonishing dance vision.

New works for Premieres Plus include:

  • Will Tuckett’s On Before, originally created for the Ballet Boyz’s Billy Trevitt and Royal Ballet principal Zenaida Yanowsky, and now performed for the first time by Carlos and Zenaida to John Adams’s masterwork Christian Zeal & Activity
  • Acosta making his solo debut in Memoria by Rambert Dance Company’s Miguel Altunaga with a score by Mexican electronica composer, Murcof
  • Zenaida premieres Sirin, a new work created for her by Yuri Yanowsky

The night also includes:

  • Kim Brandstrup’s Footnote to Ashton from his Two Footnotes to Ashton, created for the Royal Ballet
  • Simon Elliott’s Falling Deep Inside, a multimedia commission
  • Edwaard Liang’s Sight Unseen and Hand Duets by George Cespedes and Carlos Acosta – a commission from George Cespedes, nominated for a 2011 Olivier Award. Score by Cuban composer Omar Puente
  • Morten Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium sees Zenaida and Carlos perform together with the Pegasus Choir


Wednesday 27th July – Saturday 30th July 2011
Carlos Acosta Premieres Plus
London Coliseum
St. Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Tel: 0871 911 0200 open 24 hrs


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