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By Judith Mackrell  

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Kenneth MacMillan triple bill Royal Opera House, 23rd March-15th April, Tel: 0207 304 4000

In 1992 Kenneth MacMillan died, both tragically and fittingly, backstage at the Royal Opera House during a performance of his ballet Mayerling. Had he lived, he would now be celebrating his 80th birthday. Yet amid the tributes being paid—the publishing of a new biography (Different Drummer by Jann Parry), the performance of a dedicated triple bill—the nature of MacMillan’s legacy is…

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