What's On


AMSTERDAM
Dutch National Ballet
Director: Ted Brandsen
The Sleeping Beauty pr: Wright 12 Oct - 2 Jan; The Four Seasons and a world premiere choreographed by David Dawson 8 - 16 Dec; 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

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


BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham Royal Ballet
The Nutcracker - Sir Peter Wright’s production with an extensive rebuild of John Macfarlane’s sets from 19 Nov - 10 Dec at the Birmingham Hippodrome
TOURING: The Nutcracker 28 - 31 Dec Royal Albert Hall, London; 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 27, 30 Nov - 15 Jan.
www.opera.hu

DRESDEN
Semperoper Ballett
Director: Aaron Watkin
World premiere: Romeo and Juliet choreographed by David Dawson 25, 26, 30 Nov; 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
World premiere Giselle ch: Van Cauwenbergh 25 Nov; The Nutcracker 2, 3, 10, 14, 17, 18, 21, 23, 25, 29 Dec & 6 Jan.
www.aalto-ballett-theater.de

HAMBURG
Hamburg Ballet
Director: John Neumeier
World premiere Dona Nobis Pacem choreography by John Neumeier 4, 7, 8, 9 Dec & 4, 5 Jan; Beethoven Project II 12, 15, 18 Dec; 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 - Norwich Theatre Royal; 30 Nov - 3 Dec, Hull New Theatre; 20 Dec - 7 Jan, Leeds Grand Theatre.
www.northernballet.com

London
BALLET ICONS GALA
Director: Olga Balakleets
Cast announced includes Timofej Andrijashenko, Aitor Arrieta, Sergio Bernal, Lou Beyne, António Casalinho, Denys Cherevychko, Jeffrey Cirio, Reece Clarke, Valentine Colasante, Cesar Corrales, Margarita Fernandes, Matthew Golding, Francesca Hayward, Hyo-Jung Kang, Katja Khaniukova, Lucía Lacarra, Julian MacKay, Maia Makhateli, Nicoletta Manni, Paul Marque, David Motta Soares, Vadim Muntagirov, Yasmine Naghdi, Marianela Núñez, Natalia Osipova, Giuseppe Picone, Calvin Royal III, Iana Salenko, Marcelino Sambé, Daniil Simkin, Olga Smirnova, Jérôme Tisserand.
19 February 2023, London Coliseum
www.londoncoliseum.org


London
ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Aaron S. Watkin (from August 2023)
Raymonda ch: Rojo 23 - 26 Nov, Bristol Hippodrome; 30 Nov - 3 Dec, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton; 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: Mayerling ch: MacMillan until 30 Nov; The Nutcracker pr: Wright 6 Dec - 14 Jan; The Royal Ballet Class on Stage 16 Dec & 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


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
World premiere - The Nutcracker choreographed by Edward Clug 25, 27, 29 Nov & 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18 Dec; Onegin ch: Cranko 30, 31 Dec; 
www.stuttgart-ballet.de

TALLINN
Estonian National Ballet
Director: Linnar Looris
Company Premiere Le Corsaire ch: José Martinez 2, 4, 16 Dec; 20, 28 Jan & 2 Feb; The Nutcracker 10m&e, 18m&e, 21m&e, 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
Dracula ch: Pastor 15 - 18 Dec; premiere Giselle production by Maina Gielgud 25 - 30 Nov.
https://teatrwielki.pl/en

ZURICH
Ballett Zürich
Director: Christian Spuck
Nutcracker and the Mouse King ch: Spuck 20, 25, 27, 29 Nov & 2, 3, 6, 8, 10 Dec. www.opernhaus.ch