Friday, October 20, 2000 20:00
Macao Cultural Centre - Grand Auditorium
Margarita Demjanoka, Viktorija Jansone, Tatjana Romanovska, Diâna Baranova, Rita
Artis Bunga, Jânis Fierdiò, Ringolds Fiigis, Vitâlijs Kravèenko, Tâlis Sils,
Andis Albrehts, Intars Kleinhofs, Jurijs Safonovs, Kirils Burlovs
Andrejs Rumjancevs, Marians Butkeviès, Igors Pavlenins,
Friends to the Prince and Hunters
Pâvels Vasilèenko, Jânis Fierdiò, Jurijs Safonovs, Artis Bunga
Viktorija Jansone, Aija Sila, Dace Lapia
Agnese Andersone, Dîns Ritenbergs
Little Red Riding Hood
Ballet Company Manager
General Manager of the Latvian National Opera
A story-tell in points – The story
of Sleeping Beauty
There is celebration in King Florestan’s palace on the occasion of the birth of
Princess Aurora. The Fairy Carabosa has not been invited. Carabosa arrives at
the party and in her anger puts a spell on Princess Aurora°G when she turns 16,
she will prick her finger and die.
The Lilac Fairy tries to change the prophesy, Aurora will only fall sleep, and
along with her, the whole of Florestan’s kingdom. The Princess will be awakened
after 100 years by the kiss of a beautiful Prince.
It is Princess Aurora’s 16th birthday. There is an old woman amongst the guests.
She smiles and gives the Princess a strange toy. It is a spindle. The
surrounding folk who know Evil Carabosa’s prophesy try to save the Princess but
it is too late. Aurora has pricked her finger and falls to the ground. The old
woman laughs and lets her coat fall to the ground revealing that she is Carabosa.
She has had her revenge. Aurora and King Florestan’s entire kingdom fall into a
One hundred years have passed. Prince Desiree is hunting in the forest. He is
dreaming of a beautiful Princess. The Lilac Fairy creates Aurora’s image. The
Prince asks the Fairy to make the image come true.
The Lilac Fairy tales Prince Desiree to Florestan’s sleeping kingdom. Prince
Desiree’s kiss awakens Aurora and the rest of the kingdom. The Prince asks
Princess Aurora to marry him.
Aurora and Prince Desiree’s wedding. Fairies and fairy tale characters celebrate
with the happy couple.