Friday June 23, 2017

St Petersburg Ballet – Swan Lake

A further performance has been added to the St Petersburg Ballet’s Adelaide season of Swan Lake. The additional performance will held on Sunday December 11 at 1.00pm and will be on sale from Monday 15 August.

Hailed from London to Paris, the internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet will commence their first Australian tour in fifteen years in Adelaide at Her Majesty’s Theatre from 7-11 December 2016 presenting their full-length classic production of the world’s most loved ballet, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.

The Adelaide season will be followed by performances in Melbourne, Sydney Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland and preceded by a season in Singapore.

Founded in 1994, The St Petersburg Ballet is renowned globally not just for its beautiful Vaganova trained dancers but also for its stunning, grand, full-length productions. The sixty strong Company travels internationally complete with breathtaking scenery and magnificent costumes. It is the only classical ballet company in the world that is completely independent of government financial aid or sponsor funding.  The Company has in its repertoire the classical masterpieces Giselle, Don Quixote, La Bayadère, Les Sylphides, Paquita, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. The incredibly popular company is in such demand that it gives 200 to 250 performances every year.

As producer of the tour with decades of experience in presenting quality Russian ballet in Australia, Andrew Guild said, ‘The St Petersburg Ballet is truly traditional Russian classical ballet at its very best. This is the real thing, grand-scale Russian ballet. A complete classical full-length work. If you see only one ballet in your life, let it be this.’

The St Petersburg Ballet continually collect rave reviews around the world.  Since inception, the Company has toured to six continents with performances in Spain, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Ireland, France, Italy, Austria, USA, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa, South Korea, New Zealand, Japan, China, Macau and Taiwan. The Company first performed in Australia in 1999.  They are regularly seen in Paris at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and have been seen on such celebrated stages as the Royal Albert Hall, Bunkamura Hall in Tokyo, the National Theater in Tapei and the National Theatre in Beijing.

First performed in St Petersburg in 1895, the immortal and enchanting Swan Lake, with its unrivalled ‘white acts’, its spectacular and dramatic ballroom scene, sublime music and deeply moving story, is the ballet that towers above all others.

Presented by Andrew Guild & Simon Bryce

Date:   7-11 December 2016

Venue: Her Majesty’s Theatre

Booking Details: | Phone: 131 246

Groups discounts available
Discounts for seniors and children under 13 years of age
Duration: 3 hours including 2 intervals
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