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  • Candlelight: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake & More ft. Ballet

Candlelight: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake & More ft. Ballet


Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations never before used for this purpose in Melbourne. Buy your tickets now to discover the music of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and more ft. ballet at Astor Theatre under the gentle glow of candlelight.

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General Info
📍 Venue: Astor Theatre
📅 Dates and times: various dates at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes (doors open 30 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 8 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is wheelchair accessible
❓ View the FAQs for this event here
✔️ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience
🪑 Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis in each zone
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Tentative Programme

  • Swan Lake
    • Scene 🩰
    • Czardas🩰
    • Waltz
    • Danse Espagnole🩰
    • Dance of the Swans
  • Sleeping Beauty
    • Waltz
    • Panorama 🩰
    • Aurora's Variation 🩰
  • The Nutcracker Suite
    • Overture
    • March
    • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy🩰
    • Dance of the Mirlitons 🩰
    • Arabian Dance
    • Waltz of the Flowers 🩰
    • Chinese Dance 🩰
    • Spanish Dance
    • Trepak

🩰: Ballet dancer will intervene with these pieces


    • String quartet - Invictus Quartet
    • Ballet Dancer - Ruth Austin; Heidi Zolker

    User reviews

    based on 629 reviews
    • Absolutely wonderful! From the lovely warm greeting at the door and auditorium, the gorgeous atmosphere and exceptional performances from dancers and musicians. Just loved it, thank you.
    • This is the second time I’ve seen Invictus Quartet. Watching the dancers and the instrumentalists was incredible, they’re all so talented and must have worked very hard on their performance. They brought Tchaikovsky’s pieces to life
    • The show was amazing. The music, the ballet dancers and the atmosphere. A magical experience. A must see!!!
    • Second time seeing the Invictus Quartet and they are amazing! It is beautiful ambience with the candles and they ballet accompaniment was perfect! Plan on going to more in future!!!
    • Great performances!! Alot of passion especially on the dancers faces and it was stunning music. Great opportunity to see up close the ballerina’s footwork as never seen before
    • An absolutely spectacular and beautiful event with one of the best presentations by all performers involved. The string quartet is at the very top of the scale and the ballet dancers were spectacular. I'm going to see them again next week.
    • Thanks for another amazing candlelight performance enhanced by the beautiful ballet dancers. Can’t wait to attend another candlelight session
    • I’d like to see a show like this again! I love the elegance of the ballerinas and the feeling that the music gives you. Erin 8 years old and first show
    • Beautiful performance. Highly recommend. Will take you away from the world for a blissful hour.
    • It was a magical escape, definitely recommend.
    • Loved the music choice and candles
    • Lovely evening…beautiful - thank you!!
    • Wonderful show, very captivating with the ambient lighting and energetic performances from both the quartet and ballerinas.
    • It’s really beautiful and stunning
    • Loved it
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