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

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

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

General Info
📍 Venue: Middleton Grange Theatre
📅 Dates and times: 27 August 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


  • Swan Lake Theme 🩰
  • Dance of the Swans 🩰
  • Overture Miniature
  • Sleeping Beauty Waltz 🩰
  • Romeo and Juliet Overture 🩰
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy 🩰
  • Arabian Dance 🩰
  • Trepak
  • Dance of the Merlitons 🩰
  • Massenet Meditation 🩰
  • Trisch Trasch Polka
  • Waltz of the Flowers 🩰
🩰 Guest performance by ballerinas with these pieces

  • Real Entertainment String Quartet (2 x violins, 1 x viola, 1 x cello)
  • Directed by Anna-Marie Alloway
  • Dancers: Ema Takahashi, Monica Brosnahan & Abby Clarkson (choreographed by Lesley Bandy)

User reviews

based on 64 reviews
  • Strings were brilliant, best choice of music. The ballet dancers did a wonderful job - 2 of them had come out of covid isolation in the last week & felt unwell, bit didn't let it show
  • to sit and lose oneself in the magic of Tchaikovsky performed so brilliantly and enjoy the spectacular ballet.............Amazing............I wanted more!!
  • We had a great experience. The number of candles was amazing & gave the auditorium a great atmosphere. The string quartet & ballet dancers were really good too. A really good choice of music. Thank-you
  • OMG...this was amazing❤️ The venue was great & the ballerinas & musicians were fabulous - thank you😊
  • A very enjoyable performance - long awaited !
  • Amazing performance from all!!
  • very good, well done
  • A very enjoyable evening.
  • Loved it!!
  • really awesome
  • The quartet were outstanding! And the ballerinas were great as well. I did find the 2 together a little distracting. I loved the music, so familiar & that went well with getting back to a live performance. Big tick :)

Select date and session

27 Aug
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
Zone D for NZ$30.00
Zone C for NZ$45.00
Zone B for NZ$60.00
Zone A for NZ$75.00
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