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Russian ballet comes to Darlington
6:00am Friday 1st February 2013 in News
THE stars of an international ballet company have arrived in the North-East for a series of performances.
The Russian State Ballet of Siberia, joined by the Orchestra of Siberia, has returned to Darlington’s Civic Theatre to perform three different classic ballets over four days.
The company made their first appearance last night (Thursday, January 31) with a performance of La Fille Mall Gardee and will continue tonight at 7.30pm(Friday) with Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
The ballet will continue with The Nutcracker, which features matinee performances at 2.30pm on Saturday and Sunday, and Saturday at 7.30pm.
Formed in 1981, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia is one of Russia’s leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation.
A spokeswoman said: “The soloists and corps de ballet are superb, and never fail to delight audiences with their breathtaking physical ability and dazzling costumes.”
Tickets priced between £26 and £33 for each show are available from the theatre box office on 01325-486555 or at darlingtonarts.co.uk