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Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Goes Ballet on 40th Anniversary

This iconic rock song gets an extra touch of elegance from the English National Ballet.

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    You’ve never seen Queen’s famous rock anthem “Bohemian Rhapsody” interpreted quite like this before, and the results are pretty amazing - though I will confess I was slightly disappointed these ballet dancers didn’t break out into head-banging, “Wayne’s World” style.

    In honor of the song’s 40th anniversary, the English National Ballet arranged a beautiful performance choreographed by soloist James Streeter, and danced by Erina Takahashi and James Forbat.

    In a behind-the-scenes video, Streeter explains the inspiration behind the choreography. “Bohemian Rhapsody means a lot of things to me. I guess it was the start of my dancing career. I’ve grown up with this music. To be asked to choreograph it was amazing.”

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