The annual Ballet Icons Gala will take place on 19 February 2023 at the London Coliseum. After world events forced the cancellation of this year’s edition, next year will see its return with 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 international line up will present many well-known classical excerpts as well as new works and world and UK premieres, with live music provided by the English National Ballet Philharmonic.
Tickets go on sale from tomorrow, 5 September 2022:
Ticket prices start at £30.
Casting and programme details will be announced in due course.
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano’) about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman’s Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia’ column for Dancing Times magazine.