English National Ballet's Gala once again returns to The Dorchester, Park Lane for an Arabian Nights themed extravaganza.
Hosted by TV presenter and ballet fan Natasha Kaplinsky, English National Ballet invites you into a ‘bewitching world of magic, genies, evil spirits and iconic heroes.’Join dedicated supporters of the Company for a champagne reception, delicious three course dinner and an exclusive ballet performance.
This year sees the Company’s artistic team creating an unmissable one off performance especially for this glamourous event. Guests will also get the opportunity to bid for unique prizes in the live and silent auctions as well as buy luxury gifts from The Wonder Tree.
With an exclusive performance on the evening
An Arabian Masque
With extracts of Fokine’s Scheherazade
New choreography by George Williamson
Incorporating music from Camille Saint-Saëns’ Samson and Delilah and Robert Wright and George Forrest's Kismet.
With thanks to our dedicated Gala Committee David Morgan-Hewitt (Chair), HE Sheikha Amna Abdulaziz Al Thani, Amanda Anderson, Vanessa Arelle, Neil Birks, Alejandra Caro, The Baroness de Mandat Grancey, Micheline Decker, Dorothy Ind, Gudrun Jensen, Ali Kaouzov, Natasha Kaplinsky, Mona Khasshoggi, Barbara-Ann King, Richard Luck-Hille, Eva McGaw, Zenouska Mowatt, Beatrix Ong MBE, Emma Rickett, Jennifer Talbot, Lynn Turner, Kersti Urvois.
7pm Laurent Perrier Champagne reception