Two popular ballets at Opera House

Gubbay%20Ballet%202013The Russian State Ballet of Siberia complete with a full orchestra is returning to Buxton Opera House with two of the most popular ballet titles ever written: Swan Lake (March 7 and 8at 7.30pm) and The Nutcracker (March 9 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm).

Swan Lake is known as the all time greatest romantic ballet with Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score providing the emotive soundscape.

From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all, exquisite ensemble pieces, memorable pas de deux and breathtaking solos.

The Nutcracker, the most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.

As snowflakes fall outside, the warm glow of the open fire sends flickering shadows across the boughs of the Christmas tree and all the presents beneath.

When midnight strikes we are swept away to a fairytale world where nothing is quite as it seems – toy dolls spring to life, the Mouse-king and his mouse-army battle with the Nutcracker Prince and we travel through the Land of Snow to an enchanted magical kingdom.

Formed in 1981, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and depth, performed with dazzling costumes and a full orchestra!

Tickets for Swan Lake and The Nutcracker are priced from £20 to £35 and discounts are available.

For more information or to buy tickets call the box office on 0845 127 2190 or buy online at