Classical virtuosity + Contemporary style 

Join us for an unforgettable evening of unbridled passion, thrilling virtuosity and intriguing contemporary works. Featuring the powerful artists of Hong Kong Ballet, this gala-style programme will present excerpts from Paquita, Le Corsaire and The Flames of Paris, Flower Festival pas de deux by 19th century Danish master choreographer August Bournonville, whose rarely-seen work is renowned for its exuberance and lightness, and other works from the classical canon, as well as Christian Spuck’s side-splitting Grand Pas De Deux, and engaging contemporary works like Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s engaging Sombrerisimoa work for six men and 24 bowler hatsand a world premiere by Septime Webre set to a fanciful score by Henry Purcell. This intimate evening in Freespace’s The Box allows guests an up-close view of awe-inspiring performances that push the limits of dance in exciting new ways.

29.1.2021 (Fri) 8:00pm
30.1.2021 (Sat) 8:00pm
The Box, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets available at, Freespace and Xiqu Centre Ticket Office, designated Tom Lee Music outlets in Olympic City, Shatin and Tsuen Wan, and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 17 December 2020
$300, $200
The performance lasts approximately 1 hour without an intermission
Ages 6 and above
House RulesGetting to Freespace
Le Grand Pas de deux

Choreography: Christian Spuck
Music: Gioachino Antonio Rossini


Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music: Banda Ionica, Titus Tiel Tiel Groenestege, Titi Robin

Pas de deux from Flames of Paris

Choreography: Vasily Vainonen
Music: Boris Asafyev

Suite from Paquita Grand Pas Classique

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Staging: Tang Min
Music: Ludwig Minkus

Pas de deux from Flower Festival in Genzano

Choreography: August Bournonville
Music: Matthias Strebinger

Suite from The Fairy Queen (World Premiere)

Choreography: Septime Webre
Music: Henry Purcell

Pas de trois from Le Corsaire

Choreography: Anna-Marie Holmes (after Konstantin Sergeyev and Marius Petipa)
Music: Riccardo Drigo

And other exciting works...

*Hong Kong Ballet reserves the right to alter programme 

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