Vienna Festival Ballet
35th ANNIVERSARY GALA
GRAND OPERA HOUSE YORK
Friday 24 April at 7:30pm
Vienna Festival Ballet celebrates 35 years with an outstanding Anniversary Gala. We are proud to present highlights from the world’s most beloved Tchaikovsky ballets which have featured in our repertoire over the years.
Highlights will include the legendary Rose Adagio and the Bluebird pas de deux from Sleeping Beauty, as well as Clara’s journey to the glittering land of snow in The Nutcracker. Gershwin’s ground breaking Rhapsody in Blue is also featured, as is the famous lakeside scene from Swan Lake, including the Dance of the Cygnets, which opens the second act. The highly successful Hip Hop scene from Vienna Festival Ballet’s Snow White also appears here, as does the Dance of the Mirlitons and the Trepak Dance from the Nutcracker. The gala closes with the beautiful Corn pas de deux from Coppélia and a spectacular grand finale.
The Vienna Festival Ballet tours extensively throughout the UK, bringing well known classics to both big cities and small towns. As Artistic Director Peter Mallek explains, “A lot of the bigger companies cannot perform in smaller venues. We have tailored our productions so that we are able to adjust the ballet to fit all different sizes of stage. This means we can bring ballet as close to home for our audiences as possible, so they don’t have extra travel costs and long journeys. They can see a very high standard of ballet at an affordable price, right on their doorstep.”
Vienna Festival Ballet’s reflection on 35 years of performing all over the world will take you on an unforgettable journey through the best of ballet in one magical evening.
“An excellent company of talented young dancers. Their energy and enthusiasm is breathtaking.” - ENTS24.COM
"‘The entire show was captivating from start to finish." - Welwyn Hatfield Times
"A truly spellbinding performance!" - Burnley Express
"Talented array of young artistes" - Oxford Times
Four Stars - WhatsOnStage
Tickets: £14 - £29
Box Office: 0844 871 3024
Online Booking: www.atgtickets.com/york