Nimbus

Nimbus
2007

Company
The Royal Ballet

Concept, Direction & Choreography
Wayne McGregor

Duration
5 minutes

Music
Franz Schubert, with piano solo by Robert Clark

Lighting design
Lucy Carter

Originally danced by
Marianela Nuñez, Zenaida Yanowsky, Eric Underwood, Edward Watson

Premiere date and venue
15 December 2007, The Royal Opera House, London

Nimbus was McGregor's first work as Resident Choreographer for The Royal Ballet following his appointment in 2006. 

Specially commissioned for the World's Stage Gala at The Royal Opera House, Nimbus was set to Franz Schubert's 19th century piano solo Impromptu in G flat, op.90 no.3, marking a departure to McGregor's previous works with The Royal Ballet, Chroma and Qualia.

Image by Johan Persson © ROH.