After an absence of a year due to the pandemic, St David’s Hall are set to make this Christmas a memorable one with the return of their popular ballet season with four enchanting productions performed by the prestigious Russian State Ballet of Siberia and accompanied by the Russian State Ballet Orchestra in partnership with Raymond Gubbay Ltd.
Fairy Tales, Festive Favourites & Romantic Ballets
The season begins with the rags to riches fairy-tale of Cinderella (Sat 18 – Sun 19 Dec, a mesmerising mix of Prokofiev’s energetic score, lively choreography and colourful costumes.
Then, festive favourite, The Nutcracker (Mon 20 – Fri 24 Dec) will sweep the audience off to a mysterious place where nothing is quite as it seems. Watch with astonishment as toys spring to life, and the treacherous Mouse King battles the handsome Nutcracker Prince.
After Christmas, romantic ballet, Swan Lake (Mon 27 – Thurs 30 Dec), features Tchaikovsky’s haunting score. From the majesty of the palace ballroom to moonlit lakes, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all.
The season reaches a breath-taking finale with another of Prokofiev’s spectacular scores in Shakespeare’s tale of primal passion and timeless tragedy, Romeo & Juliet (Fri 31 Dec & Sun 2 Jan). Experience the grandeur of the masked ball and the intimacy of the lovers’ balcony in this unmissable, star-crossed story of family feuds and doomed love set in bustling Renaissance Verona.
How To See Christmas Ballets At St David’s Hall
- You can take advantage of the Early Bird offer by booking before Thursday 30 September 2021 for £5 off all full-price adult tickets. A range of Family Tickets (for two adults and two children under 16) are also available at highly affordable prices, and a child’s ticket is half-price when bought with an accompanying adult. There are a selection of concessions and group booking discounts too, while the multi-saver allows you to save 20% on full-price adult tickets when any two ballets are booked at the same time.
- Platinum Tickets for the best seats in the house as well as a complimentary programme and ice cream are also available. For details, please visit www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk or call the Box Office on 073 9179 1934 / 077 4383 9816.