A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined offset: 1

Filename: helpers/MY_string_helper.php

Line Number: 295

Backtrace:

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/helpers/MY_string_helper.php
Line: 295
Function: _error_handler

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/views/_base/head.php
Line: 18
Function: parse_user_agent

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/third_party/MX/Loader.php
Line: 357
Function: include

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/core/MY_Loader.php
Line: 19
Function: _ci_load

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/core/MY_Controller.php
Line: 400
Function: view

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/core/MY_Controller.php
Line: 551
Function: render

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/application/controllers/Meet_hkb.php
Line: 321
Function: wysiwyg

File: /var/www/html/hkballet_web/index.php
Line: 317
Function: require_once

data-os="" data-browser="undefined"> Hong Kong-born Talents Shone at The NutcrackerThe Hong Kong Ballet’s Festive Production is sure toDelight More Audiences in its 2nd Week | Media | Meet HKB | HK Ballet

Hong Kong-born Talents Shone at The NutcrackerThe Hong Kong Ballet’s Festive Production is sure toDelight More Audiences in its 2nd Week


[Hong Kong – 23rd December 2014] Forever popular, The Hong Kong Ballet's festive production of The Nutcracker dazzled 5 full houses of enthusiastic spectators during its opening weekend.
 

In addition to the brilliant dancing, gorgeous sets and stunning costumes, five Hong Kong-born rising stars assumed notable roles in this production. Leung Chun Long, recently promoted to Coryphée, is featured for the first time in the lead role of the evil Rat King. He shone on stage during his two performances on the opening weekend. Another local talent Sarah Yeung (Corps de Ballet) was in a lively pas de deux as the Spanish Doll. In the Italian Dance, Peggy Lai was featured as Colombina. Apprentice-turned Corps de Ballet member, Vanessa Lai also had a striking appearance in the exotic Egyptian Dance, while this year’s Apprentice Hui Ka Chun won over the audiences in the delightful and fun Chinese Dance.
 

In the second week, Leung Chun Long will perform as the Rat King and in another lead role Fritz in The Nutcracker. Check out the following table for the appearances of these young local talents. Come and enjoy this family favourite. Christmas Eve is almost sold out and tickets are going fast for the other shows! Get your tickets now to embrace the magic of this wonderful Christmas tradition.
 

Appearance list for these five talents
 

About The Nutcracker
 

Tiptoe through the silent house with Clara and Fritz…everyone else is asleep but little do they know that the children are about to set off on a magical adventure! As the snow falls outside, Clara and Fritz step into the dream world of the dolls’ house. Suddenly Clara and Fritz find themselves in the middle of a great battle; can the heroic Nutcracker conquer the dastardly Rat King and his army? Will the children save the day and reunite the Ballerina and her beloved Nutcracker?

Choreography: Terence Kohler
Music: Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Dramaturge: Clair Sauran
Set & Costume Design: Jordi Roig
Lighting Design: David Bofarull
Painters: Jordi Castells & Quique Conde
Conductor: Gerry Cornelius

Performance Details

25th to 27th December 2014 (Thu to Sat) 2:30pm & 7:30pm
25th to 27th December 2014 (Thu to Sat) 2:30pm & 7:30pm
28th December 2014 (Sun) 2:30pm

8 performances

Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
HK$1,000 (VIP Ticket) $680 $480 $280 $140
Tickets available at URBTIX now

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiries: 2105 9724

  Discounts
50% off Full-time students, senior citizens, people with disabilities (Limited tickets for students and senior citizens available on a first-come, first-served basis. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.)
15% off Friends of The Hong Kong Ballet
10% off (First two tickets) Members of Chung Ying Theatre’s Energy Fun Club plus, Zuni's Friends, CCDC Dance Generation Premium members, HKPO Club Bravo members, Friends of HKCO and Friends of HKDC
Group Booking 10% off for every purchase of 10-19 tickets at regular price, 15% off for 20-40 tickets

Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discounts for each purchase.



About The Hong Kong Ballet

One of the premier classical ballet companies in Asia, The Hong Kong Ballet is becoming internationally recognised as a world-class institution that represents Hong Kong’s unique character. Since 1979 the Company has evolved into a vibrant performing arts organisation with accomplished dancers and a strong repertoire composed of a range of stunning, technically challenging productions, led by its Artistic Director Madeleine Onne. www.hkballet.com 

For further information, please contact:

 

Tiphanie Chan

Senior Marketing Manager
T: 2105 9716
M: 9197 1223
[email protected]


Photography

Click to show full image and download

The Nutcracker  2014 Stage photo

Leung Chun Long as Rat King.

Photo by Tony Luk.

Download

The Nutcracker 2014 Stage photo

Sarah Yeung in Spanish Dance.

Photo by Tony Luk.

Download

The Nutcracker 2014 Stage photo

The Hong Kong Ballet Dancers.

Photo by Tony Luk.

Download

The Nutcracker 2014 Stage photo

The Hong Kong Ballet Dancers.

Photo by Tony Luk.

Download

Leung Chun Long, Coryphee, The Hong Kong Ballet.

Download

Sarah Yeung, Corps de Ballet, The Hong Kong Ballet.

Download

Peggy Lai, Corps de Ballet, The Hong Kong Ballet.

Download

Vanessa Lai, Corps de Ballet, The Hong Kong Ballet.

Download

Hui Ka Chun, Apprentice, The Hong Kong Ballet.

Download

You may also like