Feng Ying directs the Chinese ballet troupe performing: a ballet gala (left), Oct 20, 7.30pm; The Red Detachment of Women, Oct 21, 7.30pm; and Swan Lake, Oct 23, 2.30pm.Thursday, 20 October, 2011, 12:00am
The HK Ballet (left) performs the romantic ballet about a prince who falls in love with a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse. Judith Yan conducts the HK Sinfonietta playing music by Tchaikovsky. Aug 19-21, 7.30pm, also Aug 20-21, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 972419 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Happily N'ever After City Contemporary Dance Company Studio Theatre, HK Cultural Centre Reviewed: Apr 913 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Hong Kong Ballet
Sha Tin Town Hall
Reviewed: Mar 2731 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Shouson Theatre, HK Arts Centre
Reviewed: Feb 20
The Hong Kong Arts Festival's mentoring scheme to develop new local artists' talents is an excellent idea, but the choice of Black Swan as the first project is a head-scratcher.24 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Winter in Hong Kong might not get cold enough for snow, but that doesn't mean Swan Lake can't freeze over and be turned from a ballet to an ice skating show at the Lyric Theatre of the Academy for Performing Arts from November 27 to December 9. Produced by Lunchbox Productions, it features the Imperial Ice Stars, made up of numerous top former Russian and European skate competitors.15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Figure skaters bring evergreen love story Swan Lake on Ice to Hong Kong12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
The Hong Kong Ballet celebrated the success of its production of Swan Lake with a cocktail reception on the closing night of August 18.31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe of China perform the Russian ballet classic about a prince's journey to save a princess, who is turned into a swan by a curse. Opening programme of the International Arts Carnival. Wed-Sat, 7.30pm, Jul 8, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 10441 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
The Christine Liao School of Ballet stages the classic ballet with a cast of 120 swans and principals Eriko Ochiai and Wang Yong (right). Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $80-$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2736 666626 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
SPOTLIGHT ON YOUNG DANCERS
A total of 120 young dancers from the Christine Liao School of Ballet will perform in Swan Lake.
The school has nurtured many aspiring dancers and is one of the biggest institutions of its kind in the world.
The spectacular full-length ballet features Tchaikovsky's music and flamboyant stage design.23 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
King of Fairy Tales - The Eternal Child
Hong Kong Dance Company
Kwai Tsing Theatre
Reviewed: August 1923 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Audience members at Swan Lake, presented by the Christine Liao School of Ballet, will have a chance to guess which of the 120 dancing swans might become top ballerinas.
Over the past four decades, the school has nurtured many talented dancers, such as Ravenna Tucker - former Royal Ballet principal dancer - and Linda Fung, a former Hong Kong Ballet soloist.14 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Hong Kong Ballet will showcase its dancers' creativity this month with Celebrate January with Classics
The show, at City Hall, will feature seven dancers' own choreography, while excerpts from classic works such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Don Quixote will also be performed.1 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
A joint fund-raising gala evening organised by children's charities Treats and Playright was held at the Grand Hyatt's Tiffin Lounge.
More than 200 people attended the champagne buffet reception, which was followed by the final performance of Swan Lake by the English National Ballet at the Convention Centre. Chief Secretary for Administration Anson Chan was guest of honour.24 May 1999 - 12:00am