Sally Beamish was born in London. Initially a viola player, she moved from London to Scotland in 1990 to develop her career as a composer. Her music embraces many influences: particularly jazz and Scottish traditional music. The concerto form is a continuing inspiration, and she has written for many internationally renowned soloists.

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Mar
22
Thu
Sally Beamish: Little Mermaid on Tour @ Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm

Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world.

When a young mermaid is finally allowed her first glimpse of life beyond the ocean, she is enthralled by what she sees. After falling desperately in love with a man, she will do anything she can to live a human life.

Northern Ballet’s beautiful new ballet will reimagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and take you on a journey beneath the waves.

Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, and performed to an original score by Sally Beamish played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, book now to see this spectacular new production.

This production contains strobe lighting.

Approximate running time 2 hours 5 minutes
Act I 50 mins, Interval 20 mins, Act II 55 mins

Mar
23
Fri
Sally Beamish: Little Mermaid on Tour @ Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm

Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world.

When a young mermaid is finally allowed her first glimpse of life beyond the ocean, she is enthralled by what she sees. After falling desperately in love with a man, she will do anything she can to live a human life.

Northern Ballet’s beautiful new ballet will reimagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and take you on a journey beneath the waves.

Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, and performed to an original score by Sally Beamish played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, book now to see this spectacular new production.

Mar
24
Sat
Sally Beamish: Little Mermaid on Tour @ Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm

Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world.

When a young mermaid is finally allowed her first glimpse of life beyond the ocean, she is enthralled by what she sees. After falling desperately in love with a man, she will do anything she can to live a human life.

Northern Ballet’s beautiful new ballet will reimagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and take you on a journey beneath the waves.

Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, and performed to an original score by Sally Beamish played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, book now to see this spectacular new production.

Apr
17
Tue
Sally Beamish: Little Mermaid on Tour @ Milton Keynes Theatre
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm

Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world.

When a young mermaid is finally allowed her first glimpse of life beyond the ocean, she is enthralled by what she sees. After falling desperately in love with a man, she will do anything she can to live a human life.

Northern Ballet’s beautiful new ballet will reimagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and take you on a journey beneath the waves.

Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, and performed to an original score by Sally Beamish played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, book now to see this spectacular new production.

This production contains strobe lighting.