• Joby Talbot
  • Like Water for Chocolate (2021)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

A co-production between The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. First performed on 2 June 2022 at the Royal Opera House, UK, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon.

Like Water for Chocolate was originally commissioned as a co-production between The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, first performed on 2 June 2022 at the Royal Opera House, UK, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Original work based on the novel ‘Como agua para chocolate: novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores, y remedios caseros’ (1989), by Laura Esquivel.
Unavailable for performance.

  • 3(II:pic,cedarfl,ocarina,pic.ocarina.III:pic,afl).2(II:ca).2(II:bcl).2(II:cbn)/3.3.3.1/timp(perc).6perc/2hp.pf/gtr/str
  • 1 hr 20 min
  • Based on the book of the same name by Laura Esquivel
  • Spanish
    • 16th July 2024, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY, United States of America
    • 17th July 2024, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY, United States of America
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Programme Note

A modern Mexican classic of magic realism provides the basis for The Royal Ballet’s new full-length work, reuniting Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon with the creative team who transformed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Winter’s Tale into dance, composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley.

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  • The Ballet Music of Joby Talbot
    • The Ballet Music of Joby Talbot
    • Joby Talbot is the only living composer to have written the music for three full-length ballets for The Royal Ballet in London. Explore his third full length narrative ballet Like Water for Chocolate, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter's Tale and his other dance works.

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