Three ballets at Darlington Hippodrome

The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia present three great ballet masterpieces this February.

The ballet company has an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and depth. Its soloists and corps de ballet delight audiences with breath-taking physical ability and dazzling costumes.

Romeo & Juliet – Thursday 15 February 7.30pm
Shakespeare’s tale of primal passion and timeless tragedy is brought to life by Prokofiev’s soaring score and emotionally charged choreography. From the grandeur of the masked ball to the intimacy of the lovers’ balcony, this is the world’s greatest love story.

Swan Lake – Friday 16 February 7.30pm and Saturday 17 February at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
The greatest romantic ballet of all time has a haunting and unforgettable score by Tchaikovsky. With its impressive palace ballroom and moon-lit lake, this tale of tragic romance has it all.

The Nutcracker – Sunday 18 February 2.30pm
As midnight strikes on Christmas Eve, this famous fantasy ballet conjures up a fairy-tale world where nothing is quite as it seems: toy dolls spring to life and the Mouse-king and his army battle with the Nutcracker Prince.