With great excitement and anticipation, the Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off a national season of Hansel and Gretel. Loughlan Prior has been commissioned to create this brand new version of the well-loved fairy tale. It is his first full length ballet and he has risen to the challenge with invention and style.
Adding to the anticipation Claire Cowan becomes the first woman to compose a score for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Her music is the star of the night, brilliantly conducted by luminary Hamish McKeich and played with impeccable style by Orchestra Wellington. Read more.