The Ballet Icons Gala is a highly acclaimed star-studded event in London now making Dubai Opera its second home. It is considered by audiences and critics as one of world’s cultural and social highlights and is always attended by celebrities like late Margaret Thatcher, actors Ralph Fiennes and Jeremy Irons, super model Natalia Vodianova, singers Bryan Ferry and Boy George, designers Vivienne Westwood, Elizabeth Emanuel, Stephen Webster, Ozwald Boateng, David Koma, members of the Royal Families and international politicians.
The show is performed by international ballet stars and multi-awarded principals from the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin, Vienna State Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, New York City Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Ballets de Monte-Carlo and others with the highlights from the classical ballet repertoire such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Les Corsaires, Don Quixote, La Sylphide, Romeo & Juliette and contemporary masterpieces by leading choreographers of the 20/21 centuries such as Roland Petit, Jerome Robbins, Alexey Ratmansky, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, John Neumeier, Jean-Christophe Maillot and Mauro Bigonzetti.
Tipped as “a grand affair on a global scale…” by Sunday Express, this is an event you simply cannot miss.
Among performing stars are: Maia Makhateli – Victor Caixeta, Dutch National Ballet, Iana Salenko – Walter Martin, Berlin State Ballet, Nicoletta Manni – Timofej Andrijashenko, La Scala Milan, Yasmin Naghdi – Matthew Ball, Royal Ballet, Lucia Lacarra, Bavarian State Opera – Matthew Golding, Dutch National Ballet, Sergio Bernal, National Ballet of Spain, Evelina Godunova, Berlin State Ballet – Julian MacKay, Bavarian State Ballet, Polina Semionova – David Motta Soares, Berlin State Ballet, Guiseppe Picone, Teatro di Carlo.
Tickets can be purchased via the Box Office of the Dubai Opera on: 04 440 8888 and online: www.dubaiopera.com and enquires about VIP packages to include best seats at the Gala and attendance of the Gala Dinner in the presence of the performing stars and celebrities should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Booking of VIP packages are on: https://balleticonsgala.com/