Ballet Icons Gala 2023

The world’s annual ballet highlight! A star-studded international cast will perform classical favourites and contemporary masterpieces.

19 Feb 2023

The annual Ballet Icons Gala is one of the world’s ballet highlights. Dedicated audiences experience the most illustrious classical and contemporary choreography.

The Gala’s 2023 programme will again showcase ballet excellence with a dazzling array of the best-known classical excerpts as well as new works and world and UK premieres.

Onstage will be world stars – principals of the Royal Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, English National Ballet, Vienna State Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Berlin State Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, New City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and Boston Ballet.

The Gala, which continues to be one of the world’s most impressive dance events, will be accompanied by the English National Ballet Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tipped as “a grand affair on a global scale…” by Sunday Express, this is an event you simply cannot miss.

1 Evening Performance Remaining

Tickets from £30*

Recommended age 5+

For more information, please contact the London Coliseum on 020 7845 9300 or

Our staff are on hand to make your visit as smooth as possible and we have an Access Scheme for our audiences with a disability, a health condition, or different access needs to ensure everyone has a comfortable and enjoyable visit.

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*£3.25 booking fee per ticket.

Creative Team

Jonathan Lo



Timofej Andrijashenko

La Scala

Aitor Arrieta

English National Ballet

Sergio Bernal

National Ballet of Spain

Lou Beyne

Ballet du Monte Carlo

António Casalinho

Bavarian State Opera

Denys Cherevychko

Vienna State Ballet

Jeffrey Cirio

Boston Ballet

Reece Clarke

Royal Ballet

Valentine Colasante

Paris Opera

Cesar Corrales

Royal Ballet

Margarita Fernandes

Bavarian State Opera

Matthew Golding

Francesca Hayward

Royal Ballet

Hyo-Jung Kang

Vienna State Ballet

Katja Khaniukova

English National Ballet

Lucía Lacarra

Julian MacKay

Bavarian State Ballet

Maia Makhateli

Dutch National Ballet

Nicoletta Manni

La Scala

Paul Marque

Paris Opera

David Motta Soares

Berlin State Ballet

Vadim Muntagirov

Royal Ballet

Yasmine Naghdi

Royal Ballet

Marianela Núñez

Royal Ballet

Natalia Osipova

Royal Ballet

Giuseppe Picone

San Carlo Theatre

Calvin Royal III


Jacek Mysinski

Pianist, ABT

Iana Salenko

Berlin State Ballet

Marcelino Sambé

Royal Ballet

Daniil Simkin

Berlin State Opera

Olga Smirnova

Dutch National Ballet

Jérôme Tisserand

Ballet du Monte Carlo