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Performing Arts

Ballett Zürich Presents “Anna Karenina” at Opening of Hong Kong Arts Festival


Feb.23-24, 2018, 7:30pm
Feb.24-25, 2018, 2:30pm

Venue: Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Center

“Real to me is the universal language of dance. It enables us to tell stories, move and inspire people in spite of any language barriers and cultural differences.”


Ballett Zürich’s “Anna Karenina” takes its place among the most memorable and dramatic interpretations of Tolstoy’s masterpiece. This production is set to stage at the opening of HK Arts  Festival, supported by Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council.


Ballet by
Christian Spuck

Based on the eponymous novel by
Leo Tolstoy

Sergei Rachmaninov
Witold Lutosławski
Sulkhan Tsintsadze
Josef Bardanashvili

Costume Design
Emma Ryott

Martin Gebhardt

Video Design
Tieni Burkhalter

Sound Collage
Martin Donner

Michael Küster and Claus Spahn

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Christian Spuck’s superb choreography retells Tolstoy’s timeless love story of Anna Karenina. With music by Rachmaninov and Lutosławski, stylish costumes, evocative and timeless sets and clever use of video projections, the ballet promises the audience an “all-encompassing theatrical experience”, as applauded by Dance Europe.


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