Past Event9 May 2020

Sleeping Beauty 2020

No longer available

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Centre


Update 23 Jan 2024:

This event has been CANCELLED.

Please note that Moscow Ballet ”La Classique” presents Sleeping Beauty originally scheduled for Saturday 9 May 2020 at the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Auckland is now cancelled.

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Following 2018 sell-out performances of The Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet La Classique return Downunder to the ballet's most loved fairytale Sleeping Beauty
The greatest success of Russian Theatre is undoubtedly Classical Ballet.

La Classique was founded in 1990 by its current director Elik Melikov.

With its artistic ballet mastery, lavish costumes and magnificent stage sets, the illustrious La Classique will take us on a mystical journey to the fairytale world of Princess Aurora the Sleeping Beauty.

Once upon a time a distant kingdom celebrated the birth of a beautiful Princess who they named 'Aurora'.

The evil fairy 'Carabosse' casts a spell on the princess meaning she will die from a needle prick. The King banishes all knitting needles from the kingdom.

Princess Aurora is dancing with four Princes on her 16th birthday. She pricks her finger on a needle hidden in a bouquet of flowers presented to her by the disguised Carabosse. She falls into a deep sleep. The whole kingdom is very sad.

'Prince Deserea' encounters the lilac fairy where he finds the Princess of his dream, Princess Aurora the Sleeping Beauty...he kisses her gently back to life.A fairytale party takes place and the whole kingdom joins in the celebration of Princess Auroras wedding to Prince Deserea.

Moscow Ballet La Classique invites the whole family to an evening of spectacular ballet bringing to life Tchaikovskys fantastically popular score. In this 2 act fairytale performance La Classique will capture the imagination, the passion and the magic of Sleeping Beauty. A hugely enjoyable dance spectacular for ballet lovers of all ages.

Moscow Ballet - Sleeping Beauty 2020

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