Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson 7010


3:00PM Sunday, 16 December, 2018 NZST


Starring Jacob Chown of the Royal NZ Ballet as "Tchaikovsky".

Intimate letters reveal the story of Tchaikovsky's greatest ballets, as told in the composer's own words. Scenes of Aurora's Wedding, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and the Marinsky Pas de Deux.

This original ballet production features magical music, enchanting images, cinematic effects, narration and all the glamour of the Russian ballet tradition. Tchaikovsky as you have never seen him! Revealing the haunting themes composed for Swan Lake as games for his nieces. His marriage proving disastrous. A mysterious Baroness was his devoted sponsor. Never meeting, their letters reveal his fabulous legacy.

Tutus! Glamour! The magic of Russian Ballet. A Festive Treat!

Presented by Director Louise Hawke & the Ballet Arts Company & young stars of NZ Ballet.


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