Uniting more than 100 singers, dancers and musicians, the Russian Army Ensemble of St Petersburg brings spectacular dancing and rousing traditional music to the stage. Colourful costumes, vivid choreography and boundless energy are the hallmarks of the 40 talented dancers whose dazzling acrobatics and striking dance sequences reflect life, love and emotion from across Russia and beyond. The choir brings alive not only an array of Russian folk songs but also works from other cultures learnt during past overseas visits.
A romantic setting, magnificent choreography and an unforgettable fairy-tale story of doomed love combine to make Swan Lake the ultimate classical ballet, acclaimed by audiences worldwide. The virtuoso double role of Odette/Odile, Tchaikovsky’s powerful score and one of the greatest pas de deux in the whole ballet repertoire all unite to make Swan Lake an unmissable experience. With over 40 dancers on stage, this sumptuous production captures all the beauty and drama of the history.
With its enchanting story and some of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved music, The Nutcracker has captivated audiences of all ages for well over 100 years and has become a classic Christmas ballet. It's Christmas Eve. At her parents’ party, Clara is thrilled when her godfather, the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer, gives her a nutcracker doll. Later that night, when everyone is asleep, Clara sneaks downstairs to look for her doll, only to find that all the toys come to life in a sparkling fantasy.
Recreating the legendary “Miller sound” that became famous worldwide in the 1940s through sell-out concerts, radio shows and Top 10 hits that dominated the charts for weeks, The Original Glenn Miller Orchestra is one of the most popular big bands performing today. Keeping faithfully to the exact Miller instrumental line-up on stage, the band plays the best of his original music from authentic scores alongside newer hit tunes arranged with the unmistakable Miller touch.
Carl Orff’s most famous work, Carmina Burana celebrates life, love, dancing, drinking and hedonism – but always with an eye on the role of fate. Based on 24 mediaeval Latin poems whose carefree spirit contrasts vividly with traditional concepts of life and death in the Middle Ages, this sweeping and powerful cantata for large-scale chorus, orchestra and soloists was a huge success at its 1937 premiere. The dramatic pivotal movement, O Fortuna, is one of the best-known choral pieces ever written.
Return to the gaiety and glamour of 19th century Vienna with this sparkling gala concert of famous waltzes, polkas and marches by the “Waltz King”, Johann Strauss. You’ll be swept along by the exhilarating melodies of favourites such as the Emperor Waltz, Tales from the Vienna Woods and the overture to Die Fledermaus, before the concert reaches its traditional finale – the most famous waltz of all, the Blue Danube, and the stirring Radetsky March, complete with audience accompaniment.