[Hong Kong—24 October 2023] On 2-3 November, Hong Kong Ballet (HKB)’s International Gala of Stars 2023 will feature the world’s most talked-about ballet celebrities partnering HKB’s stellar artists in a glittering programme of thrilling masterpieces and stylish contemporary works for two nights only.
Guest stars include The Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Marianela Nuñez, the internationally renowned Daniil Simkin, Dutch National Ballet Principal Dancer Constantine Allen and National Ballet of China Principal Dancers Fang Mengying and Chen Zhuming.
This dazzling must-see programme will include inspiring excerpts from Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, Don Quixote, Giselle and other classics alongside contemporary pas de deux by National Ballet of China. HKB Choreographer-in-Residence Hu Song Wei Ricky will premiere his irresistible Cantopop homage A Tribute to Leslie Cheung: I Am What I Am and Monica, and audiences will also be treated to intriguing new works from Wang Le and Ye Li as well as a special sneak peek of Andonis Foniadakis' memorable salute to 1980s New Wave pop sensation Depeche Mode. Don't miss this unmatched dance celebration!
International Gala of Stars 2023 will take place at Hong Kong Culture Centre’s Grand Theatre during 2-3 November. Tickets priced at $720, $490 and $220, with VIP tickets at $1,200, are now available at URBTIX. The show is suitable for ages 6 and above.
2-3.11.2023 (Thu & Fri) 7:30pm
Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
$1,200 (limited VIP tickets), $720, $490, $220
Suitable for ages 6 and above
For further information, please contact:
Jerry Qiu | Communications & Programme Manager | T: 21059753 | [email protected]
Ruth Chung | Senior Marketing and PR Officer | T: 21059716 | [email protected]
About Hong Kong Ballet
Hong Kong Ballet (HKB) is internationally recognised as a world-class institution that represents Hong Kong’s unique character. Since its inception in 1979, HKB has evolved into a vibrant performing arts organisation with a dynamic repertoire, forward-thinking community engagement initiatives and an emphasis on excellence.
With 50 dancers from all over the globe, HKB has restaged classical and neoclassical masterworks and dynamic original ballets created for HKB and about Hong Kong. Additionally, HKB performs works by some of today’s most sought-after choreographers as well as innovative new works by its Choreographer-in-Residence, Hu Song Wei Ricky, and numerous emerging Hong Kong choreographers.
In addition to almost 50 worldwide tours, HKB also maintains a full schedule of award-winning community programmes and crossover collaborations throughout Hong Kong to ensure ballet is accessible to all. HKB has also produced original videos and dance films that have collectively garnered over 5.2 million views online, connecting with ballet lovers worldwide.