Scottish Ballet Dances Stravinsky

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Wed 11 to Fri 13 October | Festival Theatre


Duration: 1 hour 40 mins (inc. 20 min interval) Latecomers will not be admitted until the interval

Age: Age 12+

Ticket prices

General from: £17 - £30*


Friends tickets from: 20% off

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We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.

Experience the bold, sensual power of Igor Stravinsky’s scores, performed by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ice Maiden, The Fairy’s Kiss was first brought to the stage by renowned Scottish choreographer Sir Kenneth MacMillan, adding a dark edge to an already unsettling tale. Now, 25 years after MacMillan’s death, it is recreated with stunning new sets and costumes.

The Rite of Spring was widely acclaimed following its 2013 performance at the Edinburgh International Festival. Feel the raw energy of the score – and the anguish of moral conflict, brought to an end through violent sacrifice.

TALK BALLET (formerly pre- and post-show talks)

Wed 11 October Post-show talk

Thu 12 October Pre and Post-show talks 

Share your passion, and discover more about The Fairy’s Kiss and The Rite of Spring at these free events.

•       Before the show (Thu 12 October only) – come along at 6.30pm - 7pm. Hear about the making of the production direct from members of our Artistic and Education teams. This fascinating free half hour talk is the perfect way to learn more about the show before you take your seat. Just make sure to book your free ticket through the box office

•       Post-Show Discussion 10 minutes after the performance finishes. Take a seat in the stalls for your chance to put your questions to the dancers. FREE to 11 and 12 October ticketholders

“ This is an intense, uncompromising work that demands your attention” The Scotsman on The Rite of Spring

 * Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.


Friends 20% off

Groups (8+) £6 off (Stalls & Dress)

Concessions £3 off


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