A Cultural Tour De force
Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music is back with its 21st edition celebrating the ultimate in opera, ballet, music and more from 11 September to 23 October.
This year Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music celebrates 21 years of bringing the best in opera, ballet, music and more to a growing Bangkok audience. Scheduled from Sept 11 to Oct 23, this carefully curated six-week long Festival is full of performances that you don’t want to miss, covering everything from the classical end of the scale all they way over to the modern and contemporary.
Wed. 11 Sep. (7:30pm): Turandot, two-act opera, Ekaterinburg Opera Theatre, Russia with Conductor Konstantin Chudovsky
Fri. 13 Sep. (7:30pm): Rusalka, three-act opera, Ekaterinburg Opera Theatre, Russia with Conductor Konstantin Chudovsky
Mon. 16 & Tue. 17 Sep. (7:30pm): Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, New York
Sat. 21 Sep. (7:30pm) & Sun. 22 Sep. (2:30pm): La Verità, Compagnia Finzi Pasca, Switzerland
Thu. 26 Sep. & Fri. 27 Sep. (7:30pm): Swan Lake on Ice, Imperial Ice Stars, UK
Sat. 28 Sep. (2:30pm & 7:30pm) & Sun. 29 Sep. (2:30pm): Cinderella on Ice, Imperial Ice Stars, UK
Sat. 5 & Sun. 6 Oct. (7:30pm): Lady Zhaojun, Li Yugang, China
Fri. 11 Oct. (7:30pm): Introdans, the Netherlands
Sun. 13 Oct. (7:30pm): Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Hungary with Conductor András Keller
Tue. 15 Oct. (7:30pm): The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Esmeralda), classical two-act ballet, Kremlin Ballet, Russia
Thu. 17 Oct. (7:30pm): A Thousand & One Nights, two-act ballet, Kremlin Ballet, Russia
Sat. 19 Oct. (7:30pm): Swan Lake, classical two-act ballet, Kremlin Ballet, Russia
Wed. 23 Oct. (7:30pm): José Carreras – Farewell Bangkok
Supporting the Festival are Bangkok Bank PCL, B. Grimm Group, BMW Thailand, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Indorama Ventures, Ministry of Culture, Nation Group, PTT Public Company Limited, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, Singha Corporation Thai Union Group PCL, Thai Airways International and Tourism Authority of Thailand.
For more information: www.bangkokfestivals.com
Tickets: Thai Ticket Major (www.thaiticketmajor.com; Hotline 02 262 3191 and at the counters.
Venue: Thailand Cultural Centre, Bangkok