The Hong Kong Ballet has just unveiled its 2023/24 program and it’s bigger than ever, and aptly named “Larger Than Life”. With enthralling and beautiful performances to suit every taste and age (even the little ones!), tickets are bound to sell out fast; book yours here now! The Great Gatsby will make its return after sell-out performances in 2019, Swan Lake premieres, and the family classic The Nutcracker returns just in time for the festive season. Read on for more highlights for 2023 and 2024.
The Ballet Carnival For Kids is a thrilling performance for younger audiences and features excerpts from the classics like Swan Lake, Don Qixote and other contemporary works. Suitable for ages 3 and above. Book your tickets here!
The Great Gatsby makes its much-anticipated return for 8 performances in October, in what was dubbed "a feast for the eyes" during its 2019 sold-out debut. Academy Award winner Tim Yip designed the original art deco sets and costumes which perfectly capture the exuberance of the era. Book your tickets here.
The International Gala Of Stars 2023 will showcase the HKB's premier artists, alongside international ballet starts such as Marianela Nuñez (The Royal Ballet), Victor Caixeta (Dutch National Ballet), Daniil Simkin (Berlin State Ballet), Fang Mengying and Chen Zhuming (National Ballet of China). Tickets are available here.
Family-favorite The Nutcracker returns just in time for the festive season, in a magical reinterpretation showcasing Hong Kong's rich history and characters, which includes a bun tower climbing competition, lion dance and more! Ticketing information soon available here. Suitable for ages 3 and above.
The Rule Breakers presents an evening of contemporary works which celebrate some of ballet's most influential choreographers and features William Forsythe’s ground-breaking work, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Andonis Foniadakis’ thrilling world premiere ballet and HKB’s Choreographer-in-Residence Hu Song Wei Ricky’s ravishing The Last Song. Ticketing information soon available here.
The 2023/24 season concludes with one of the year's most anticipated events and the world premiere of Swan Lake from San Francisco Ballet Resident Choreographer Yuri Possokhov. The Royal Ballet's principal dancer Matthew Ball will be joining HKB for this groundbreaking performance. More information to be made available here.
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