Christopher Hampson (Choreographer)
Scottish Ballet Orchestra
From the hustle and bustle of a winter market to the showers of a fairytale forest, take a journey to the Snow Queen’s ice palace. Along the way you’ll meet a colourful cast of characters, from young lovers separated by a spell to a ringmaster with a few tricks up his sleeve. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale about love and friendship, this glittering production is sure to delight the whole family.
Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary year came to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen – choreographed by Artistic Director Christopher Hampson and designed by award-winning Lez Brotherston, this dazzling new ballet is set to the music of Rimsky-Korssakoff, performed here by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.