The season continues over the next few months. Here she pulled out the stops in a heartbreaking finale. A few days later came the much anticipated debut of Vadim Muntagirov in the role of Des Grieux. Teamed with Edward Watson she had the benefit of a thoroughly dependable partner. Although rather too mature for an idealistic young student, his talent ensured that this was never less that a totally credible performance. Each well-drawn and acutely defined character added impact to the drama, and together with the wealth of fine dance, delivered a thoroughly satisfying performance.
Hayward was utterly delicious in the famous bedroom pas de deux, madly and passionately in love then managing an equally convincing transition to Monsieur G.
Young, pretty and burstling with life she brought a breath of fresh air to the decadence of 18th century Paris. A few days later came the much anticipated debut of Vadim Muntagirov in the role of Des Grieux. Looking every inch the part, he proved an ideal match for the role. Here she pulled out the stops in a heartbreaking finale. The choreography gave Muntagirov ample opportunities to display his breath-taking arabesque and fine-tuned musicality.