Season 2023

Season 2023

Season 2023 marks 60 years of The Australian Ballet.

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The Australian Ballet - Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Presented by The Australian Ballet

A dynamic new vision of a timeless classic

An enduring love story that has played a recurring role in the history of The Australian Ballet, the timeless Swan Lake is reinvented by Artistic Director David Hallberg in 2023. Inspired by Anne Woolliams' 1977 production, this creation marks David Hallberg's first major commission for the company as the centrepiece of the 60th anniversary celebrations.

Exploring the ballet's themes of yearning, betrayal and love through a refreshing new lens, this adaptation will embody the beauty and power of the art form and honour our company's commitment to classical repertoire.
Through David's vision, audiences will be enraptured with ballet's iconic characters: Prince Siegfried, the Swan Queen Odette and her evil counterpart Odile, in a story of doomed love that continues to move audiences all over the world.

Set to Tchaikovsky's poignant score, Swan Lake presents ballet's most famous scenes, including the resplendent Act II pas de deux for Siegfried and Odette.
This Swan Lake reinterprets the time-honoured masterpiece as never witnessed before, a work that will redefine ballet history for generations to come.

Swan Lake has been entirely funded through donations from our generous ballet community.

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Fri, 1st to 30th December '23

in 44 weeks

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Sydney Opera House

Set below the famous white sails the Forecourt to the south and the Northern Broadwalk both offer patrons stunning harbour and city views and the backdrop for a once in a lifetime event. The Forecourt offers the largest capacity of any Opera House venue and has hosted a number of large-scale concerts including Florence and the Machine and Crowded House as well as welcoming international icons such as Oprah. The Forecourt has a standing capacity for up to 6000 general admission and the Northern Broadwalk has a standing capacity for up to 2400 general admission.
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