WHAT'S ON



AMSTERDAM
Dutch National Ballet
Director: Ted Brandsen
The Sleeping Beauty pr: Wright until 2 Jan; Messa da Requiem (collaboration with Dutch National Opera) ch: Christian Spuck 9 - 25 Feb; Swan Lake 22 Mar - 18 Apr, National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam. Dutch National Ballet Junior Company - Ballet Bubbles touring the Netherlands from 25 Jan - 15 Feb.
National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam
www.operaballet.nl

ANTWERP
Junior Ballet Antwerp
Director: Alain Honorez
World premiere - Cinderella
17, 18,19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28 Feb; 1 Mar, Handelsbeurs, Antwerp
www.juniorballetantwerp.be

BERLIN
Staatsballett Berlin
Sleeping Beauty 29 Nov -  3 Jan.
staatsballett-berlin.de

BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Director: Carlos Acosta
CASTING
Swan Lake pr: Wright 2, 3, 4 Feb Mayflower Theatre, Southampton; 15 - 25 Feb Birmingham Hippodrome; 2, 3, 4 Mar The Lowry, Salford; 9, 10, 11 Mar Sunderland Empire; 15, 16, 17, 18 Mar Theatre Royal Plymouth; 30, 31 Mar & 1 Apr Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.
www.brb.org.uk

BRISBANE
Queensland Ballet
Director: Li Cunxin
The Nutcracker 2 - 23 Dec. 
queenslandballet.com.au

BUDAPEST
Hungarian National Ballet
Director: Tamás Solymosi
The Nutcracker until 15 Jan.
www.opera.hu

DRESDEN
Semperoper Ballett
Director: Aaron Watkin
The Nutcracker 5 - 26 Dec; La Bayadère 15 Feb - 5 Mar.
https://www.semperoper.de
semperoper.de

ESSEN
Aalto Ballett Theater Essen
Director: Ben Van Cauwenbergh
The Nutcracker 23, 25, 29 Dec & 6 Jan.
www.aalto-ballett-theater.de

HAMBURG
Hamburg Ballet
Director: John Neumeier
Dona Nobis Pacem choreography by John Neumeier  4, 5 Jan; The Nutcracker 21, 22m&e, 26, 29, 31 Dec; Ghost Light 8m&e, 14 Jan; The Sleeping Beauty 27, 29m&e Jan.
www.hamburgballett.de

HINCKLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE
Ballet Theatre UK
Director: Christopher Moore
Beauty and the Beast
UK tour: 
https://www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/ballet-theatre-uk

LEEDS
Northern Ballet
Director: Federico Bonelli
The Nutcracker - 20 Dec - 7 Jan, Leeds Grand Theatre.
www.northernballet.com

London
BALLET ICONS GALA
Director: Olga Balakleets
Updated cast: Timofej Andrijashenko, La Scala; Aitor Arrieta, English National Ballet; Sergio Bernal, National Ballet of Spain; Audric Bezard, Paris Opera; António Casalinho, Bavarian State Opera; Jeffrey Cirio, Boston Ballet; Reece Clarke, Royal Ballet; Cesar Corrales, Royal Ballet; Margarita Fernandes, Bavarian State Opera; Dorothée Gilbert, Paris Opera; Evelina Godunova, Berlin State Ballet; Matthew Golding; Francesca Hayward, Royal Ballet; Katja Khaniukova, English National Ballet; Jason Kittelberger; Lucía Lacarra; Julian MacKay, Bavarian State Ballet; Maia Makhateli, Dutch National Ballet; Nicoletta Manni, La Scala; David Motta Soares, Berlin State Ballet; Vadim Muntagirov, Royal Ballet; Yasmine Naghdi, Royal Ballet; Marianela Núñez, Royal Ballet; Natalia Osipova, Royal Ballet; Giuseppe Picone, San Carlo Theatre; Calvin Royal III, ABT; Iana Salenko, Berlin State Ballet; Daniil Simkin, Berlin State Opera; Li Yuecong, Beijing Dance Theatre; Han Yufei, Beijing Dance Theatre.
19 February 2023, London Coliseum
www.londoncoliseum.org

London
ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Aaron S. Watkin (from August 2023)
The Nutcracker ch: Eagling 15 Dec - 7 Jan; Swan Lake ch: Deane - 12 - 22 Jan, London Coliseum.
www.ballet.org.uk


LONDON
The Royal Ballet
Director: Kevin O’Hare
Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker pr: Wright until 14 Jan; The Royal Ballet Class on Stage 21 Apr; The Sleeping Beauty 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 Jan; 3, 8, 10, 11 m&e, 14, 17, 25m&e Feb & 4m&e Mar.
Linbury Theatre: Lost Dog - Ruination 1 - 31 Dec; Acosta Danza - Spectrum 23 - 30 Jan; Pam Tanowitz - Everyone Keeps Me 4 - 16 Feb.
www.roh.org.uk

ROH Stream
New subscription service. Upcoming ballet releases include:
The Cellist from 5 January
Romeo and Juliet from 14 February 
Sylvia from 9 March
https://www.roh.org.uk/stream/offer


MONTE CARLO
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
Director: Jean-Christophe Maillot
Faust 27 - 31 Dec, Grimaldi Forum
www.balletsdemontecarlo.com


PARIS
Paris Opera
Director: José Martinez (from 1 Dec)
Kontakthof ch: Bausch 2 Dec - 1 Jan at the Palais Garnier; Swan Lake ch: Nureyev 10 Dec - 1 Jan at Opera Bastille; Ballet Imperial/Who Cares? ch: Balanchine 6 Feb - 10 Mar Palais Garnier
www.operadeparis.fr

STUTTGART
Stuttgart Ballet
Director: Tamas Detrich
Onegin ch: Cranko 30, 31 Dec;
www.stuttgart-ballet.de

TALLINN
Estonian National Ballet
Director: Linnar Looris
Le Corsaire ch: José Martinez 20, 28 Jan & 2 Feb; The Nutcracker 23mat Dec & 22m&e Jan. 
www.opera.ee

TOKYO
The National Ballet of Japan
Director: Miyako Yoshida
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King ch: Eagling 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 31 Dec & 1, 2, 3 Jan.
https://www.nntt.jac.go.jp

WARSAW
Polish National Ballet
Director: Krzysztof Pastor
Don Quixote 2, 22, 23 Dec; Creations 15 - young choreographers 12, 14, 15 Jan; Exodus/Flights-Harnaise 28, 29, 31 Jan.
https://teatrwielki.pl/en

ZURICH
Ballett Zürich
Director: Christian Spuck
On the one - choreography by Christian Spuck, Louis Stiens and Hans van Manen 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Jan & 2, 4, 11 Feb.
www.opernhaus.ch