Raymonda - podcast

Raymonda - podcast part 1

In this first (Dutch) introductory podcast about Raymonda, Astrid van Leeuwen talks to associate artistic director Rachel Beaujean about her research into and re-creation of this famous masterpiece by Marius Petipa, and all the challenges that came along with it. Rachel: “I have been pregnant with this ‘child’ for four years. It's driving everyone at home crazy. There is only this one thing: Raymonda, Raymonda, Raymonda.”

Raymonda - podcast part 1

By: Astrid van Leeuwen

Raymonda - podcast part 2

In this second (English) podcast about Raymonda, Astrid van Leeuwen talks to principals Maia Makhateli and Young Gyu Choi about the principal roles they are dancing in this new full-length production by Dutch National Ballet. Maia: “Running a marathon is nothing compared to dancing the role of Raymonda.”

Raymonda - podcast part 2

By: Astrid van Leeuwen