Ballet Icons 2023

London Coliseum 19th February 2023

The annual Ballet Icons Gala is one of the world’s ballet highlights. Dedicated audiences experience the most illustrious classical and contemporary choreography.

The Gala’s 2023 programme will again showcase ballet excellence with a dazzling array of the best-known classical excerpts as well as new works and world and UK premieres.

Onstage will be world stars – principals of the Royal Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, English National Ballet, Vienna State Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Berlin State Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, New City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and Boston Ballet.

The Gala, which continues to be one of the world’s most impressive dance events, will be accompanied by the English National Ballet Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tipped as “a grand affair on a global scale…” by Sunday Express, this is an event you simply cannot miss.

Performers Include
Timofej Andrijashenko, La Scala | Aitor Arrieta, English National Ballet | Sergio Bernal, National Ballet of Spain | Audric Bezard, Paris Opera | António Casalinho, Bavarian State Opera | Jeffrey Cirio, Boston Ballet | Reece Clarke, Royal Ballet | Cesar Corrales, Royal Ballet | Margarita Fernandes, Bavarian State Opera | Dorothée Gilbert, Paris Opera Ballet | Evelina Godunova, Berlin State Ballet | Matthew Golding – Мэтью Голдинг | Francesca Hayward, Royal Ballet | Katja Khaniukova, English National Ballet | Jason Kittelberger | Lucía Lacarra, Ballet Dortmund | Julian MacKay, Bavarian State Ballet | Maia Makhateli, Dutch National Ballet | Nicoletta Manni – La Scala | David Motta Soares, Berlin State Ballet | Vadim Muntagirov, Royal Ballet | Yasmine Naghdi, Royal Ballet | Marianela Núñez, Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova, Royal Ballet | Giuseppe Picone, San Carlo Theatre | Calvin Royal III, ABT | Iana Salenko, Berlin State Ballet | Daniil Simkin, Berlin State Opera | Li Yuecong, Beijing Dance Theatre | Han Yufei, Beijing Dance Theatre

VIP Packages

The Gala performance will be followed by an exclusive dinner held at the glamorous Corinthia Hotel, which is just steps away from the performance venue. There will be a short welcoming reception followed by a three-course dinner served in the London’s fine pedigree & fabulous style ballroom. The hotel’s seamless blend of modern luxury and Victorian elegance appears on the A-list of celebrity guests. You will have a unique opportunity to meet in person the performing star artists, as well as celebrities, political and business leaders, and take memorable photos with them.

An evening not to be missed!

Silver VIP Package

A seat at the Gala in a prime location
A seat at the VIP post-performance dinner
The event programme (brochure)

£550.00 per person

 

Gold VIP Package

A seat at the Gala in a prime location
A seat at the VIP post-performance dinner in the presence of the celebrity artists
The event programme (brochure) signed by the participating artists
Meeting in person the world-famous artists and photo opportunities

£1,000 per person

Ballet Icons Dubai Gala 2023

Ballet Icons Gala returns to Dubai Opera with a stellar cast
Saturday 4 March 2023 at 8.00pm

The Ballet Icons Gala 2023 will return to Dubai Opera following its success last year with a stellar international cast celebrating the beautiful art of ballet. It will take place on Saturday 4 March 2023 at 8.00pm and will be co-presented by the Ballet Icons and Dubai Opera.

The Ballet Icons Gala is a highly acclaimed star-studded event in London now making Dubai Opera its second home. It is considered by audiences and critics as one of world’s cultural and social highlights and is always attended by numerous international celebrities.

The show is performed by international ballet stars and multi-awarded principals from the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin, Vienna State Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, New York City Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Ballets de Monte-Carlo and others with the highlights from the classical ballet repertoire such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Les Corsaires, Don Quixote, La Sylphide, Romeo & Juliette and contemporary masterpieces by leading choreographers of the 20/21 centuries such as Roland Petit, Jerome Robbins, Alexey Ratmansky, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, John Neumeier, Jean-Christophe Maillot and Mauro Bigonzetti.

Tipped as “a grand affair on a global scale…” by Sunday Express, this is an event you simply cannot miss.

Among performing stars are: Maia MakhateliVictor Caixeta, Dutch National Ballet, Iana SalenkoWalter Martin, Berlin State Ballet, Nicoletta ManniTimofej Andrijashenko, La Scala Milan, Yasmin NaghdiMatthew Ball, Royal Ballet, Lucia Lacarra, Bavarian State Opera – Matthew Golding, Dutch National Ballet, Sergio Bernal, National Ballet of Spain, Evelina Godunova, Berlin State Ballet – Julian MacKay, Bavarian State Ballet, Polina SemionovaDavid Motta Soares, Berlin State Ballet, Guiseppe Picone, Teatro di Carlo.

Dubai VIP Packages

The Gala Dinner will take place in the exclusive named by GQ “Middle East’s 2022 Best New Restaurant in Dubai” BELCANTO. Situated on the rooftop of the Dubai Opera, it merges the artistry and sophistication of Belcanto’s culinary team and elegant and alluring atmosphere. You will have the unique opportunity to meet in person the star artistes hear their life stories and take memorable photos with them. There will be a full entertainment programme during the gala dinner- an evening not to be missed.

Book directly- You’ll be taken to our payment page (Stripe), make payment and we’ll contact you with full details for the event.  Contact us at admin@balleticons.com for further information.

Silver VIP Package

A seat at the Gala in a prime location
A seat at the VIP post-performance dinner
The event programme (brochure)

AED 3,750 per Person

Gold VIP Package

A seat at the Gala in a prime location
A seat at the VIP post-performance dinner in the presence of the celebrity artists
The event programme (brochure) signed by the participating artists
Meeting in person the world-famous artists and photo opportunities

AED 4,500 per Person

Tickets can also be purchased via the Box Office of the Dubai Opera on: 04 440 8888 and online: www.dubaiopera.com

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