your travel dates

Trip Advisor

Certificate of Excellence award 2012, 2013 and 2014 Read the Reviews


Barcelona Blog

It can all be a little overwhelming, the city may not be huge but the culture, activities, events, eateries etc. is vast. So we have taken it upon ourselves to amalgamate our local 12 years experience in the city via our blog. Whether you are planning on coming over for the festivals, want to find out vegan eats or general insider information, we will keep you in the loop.

What's On

The Mariinsky Ballet


The Mariinsky Ballet at the Teatre Liceu


Gran Teatre de Liceu
La Rambla 51-59
08002 Barcelona

There is something distinctively festive about ballets – all that plush white tulle against an inky black stage, the porcelain ballerinas floating in mid-air like delicate snowflakes. Restore the rosiness to your cheeks this winter with an opulent ballet by the world-famous Russian Mariinsky School at the stunning Liceu Teatre.Performing between 23rd and 27th November, the ballet Le Corsaire is based on a poem with the same name by Lord Byron and was first performed at the Théâtre Impérial of the Opéra de Paris in 1896. It is a dark, romantic tale of a pirate captain willing to risk the love of his life to save a slave from a Turkish harem, ignoring conventions and questioning strict status quo of the time.
The recent revision of Le Corsaire has injected this classical nineteenth century Ballet with a fresh edge whilst conserving dance traditions and proudly showcasing the immense talent of the Grand Russian Ballet tradition. A magnificent spectacle not to be missed.
Ticket prices vary depending on the location in the theatre: check the website for details

[…] – Also worth a look, The Mariinsky Ballet at Teatre Liceu […]

November 15th, 2011 at 13:44, posted by Destination BCN Apartments – News and Views on Barcelona » The Russian Ballet: When art dances with music

Post a comment

To prove you're a person (not a spam script), type the security word shown in the picture. Click on the picture to hear an audio file of the word.
Click to hear an audio file of the anti-spam word

DestinationBCN Apartment Suites in Barcelona: / / © 2012 DestinationBCN Apartment Suites in Barcelona

Book Here