Hong Kong Ballet

HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

Reviewed: Aug 23

Tuesday, 26 August, 2008, 12:00am


HK Ballet presents Ronald Hynd's choreography of Arthur Saint-Leon's sentimental comic work, in which a villager's affections are torn between his lover and a beautiful mechanical doll. Stars Brett Simon (below left), Faye Leung (centre) and Conrad Dy-Liacco (right). Accompanied by the HK Sinfonietta.

17 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Hynd's creation stands test of time

More than 20 years after choreographer Ronald Hynd's version of Coppelia premiered, it still enchants audiences with its exclusive dance techniques and joyful atmosphere.

8 Aug 2008 - 12:00am


On board this latest production is choreographer Bengt Jorgen from Canadian outfit Ballet Jorgen. Expect an emphasis on fun, magic and humour as the twisted tale of Dr Coppelius' efforts to create the perfect woman by stealing another man's soul are brought to life. Fri-Apr 13, 7.30pm (with 2.30pm matinee on Apr 13). Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium. $270, $210, $150 or $80.

6 Apr 2003 - 12:00am


Hong Kong Ballet brings Coppelia back to life after last year's triumph. Choreographer Bengt Jorgen of Canada's Ballet Jorgen is involved with this latest production, so expect an emphasis on fun, magic and humour in these performances. Dr Coppelius' efforts to create the perfect woman by stealing another man's soul have a Frankenstein-esque feel to them.

13 Mar 2003 - 12:00am


Coppelia (Act 2) and the Wonderful World of Colours Christine Liao School of Ballet City Hall Concert Hall August 5 and 6 Two of Hong Kong's best balletic exports came home this week to lend their skills and artistry to the Urban Council's International Arts Carnival.

8 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Ravenna makes her points

F ROM the opening bars of Delibes' delightful and exuberant score, Coppelia captivates even the most hardened audience. So it's the perfect choice for an amateur performance, in particular one with many children in the audience.

6 Sep 1994 - 12:00am