Past Event8 Sep - 30 Sep 2017

A Festival of Russian Ballet

No longer available

ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre and Bruce Mason Centre


Following sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to New Zealand.  This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd.

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company has performed this three-hour ballet extravaganza all around the world, thrilling audiences and impressing critics. This stunning and diverse programme consists of an eclectic mix, ranging from the magnificent Don Quixote and the dramatic Bolero.

ACT 1 - Don Quixote

Don Quixote, a retired gentleman, travels the roads of Spain searching for glory and grand adventure.  

ACT 2 - Bolero

Bolero is a striking and dramatic ballet, regarded as a musical masterpieces.

ACT 3 - Highlights from the world's great ballets

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company was formed in 1994 by the Bolshoi Theatre soloist, Gediminas Taranda.  

In a night that overflows with all things ballet, you can't help be swept up by the sheer panache of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers

- The West Australian

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