The Peony Pavilion
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The National Ballet of China and the National Ballet of China Symphony Orchestra present a marriage of traditional Chinese instrumentation and dance with western classical ballet in this lavish and romantic piece about a girl who falls asleep and dreams of a lover she has never met. The score, too, crosses continents as, although composed by Guo Wenjing it incorporates references to Debussy's Daphnis et Chloe, Holst's The Planets and Prokofiev's Scythian Suite. Part of Edinburgh International Festival.
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The Peony Pavilion - National Ballet of China - Edinburgh International Festival 2011
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