Dance & Music 2022

BANGKOK’S 24TH INTERNATIONAL
FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

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Bangkok’s 24th International Festival of Dance & Music

BMW joins the largest global entertainment festivities that has once again returned to the capital city with Bangkok’s 24th International Festival of Dance & Music. Immerse yourself in the special and rare performances from 7 September - 18 October 2022 at the Thailand Cultural Centre with 11 carefully selected shows, including:
 
  • KATHERINE JENKINS, global sensational classical vocalist.
  • MAKSIM MRVICA, world’s best-selling Classical-Crossover pianist.
  • SWAN LAKE, a two-act enchanting contemporary ballet choreographed by French artist PRELJOCAJ with soul-reflecting and magnificent movements.
  • SCHEHERAZADE and CARMEN SUITE, a duo tragic love ballet by the BOLSHOI THEATRE OF BELARUS.
  • SLEEPING BEAUTY, a classical treasure ready to enchant you with the magic of love by world-renowned BOLSHOI THEATRE OF BELARUS.
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SLEEPING BEAUTY

SLEEPING BEAUTY

Belarus

SLEEPING BEAUTY, Two-act ballet with prologue and epilogue
Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus

Tuesday, 18 October, 7 p.m.

From the famous prose to a glamorous ballet ready to whisk you away under the enchantment of love.

Join in the adventure in King Florestan’s land Halcyon, where his queen just gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Princess Aurora. However, with a curse of a wicked witch, the princess was doomed to an eternal slumber, as she waits for true love’s kiss to awaken once again.

With original choreography by Marius Petipa, the ballet has been reinterpreted by Valentin Elizariev (Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus) into a marvelous ballet easily approachable to all. The tale of love overcoming evilness is truly a worthy piece to end off this season’s festivities.

SCHEHERAZADE/CARMEN SUITE

SCHEHERAZADE/CARMEN SUITE

Belarus

SCHEHERAZADE / CARMEN SUITE, Two one-act ballets
Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus

Monday, 17 October, 7 p.m.

Captivate your senses with the best arrangement in music history. Come and witness the perfect combination of two one-act ballets. Scheherazade, or commonly known as One Thousand and One Nights, tells the story of a Sultan and his wife. It received great success during its debut in Paris. Scheherazade will be paired with Carmen Suite, which made its first act in 1974. In this revised version, Gypsy Carmen steals the spotlight as she dances with her two lovers before meeting her tragic end.

SWAN LAKE

SWAN LAKE

France

Swan Lake, Two-act contemporary ballet
Ballet Preljocaj

Saturday, 8 October, 7 p.m.
Sunday, 9 October, 2.30 p.m.

Experience a new side of precious love, filled with dynamic and power.

This special performance of Swan Lake is sure to be one you’ve never seen before. Choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj (French recipient of Officier des Arts et des Lettres and Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, and winner of the Samuel H. Scripps / American Dance Festival Award for Life Achievement), every dance move tells a deep, soul-reflecting story that provokes the mind with current world issues like environmental conservation, corporate greed, and the issues of upholding a family’s inheritance, were inspirations in creating this number.

This legendary love story is also brought to a whole new level with animated media by award-winning graphic designer Boris Labbe in order to add dimensions of mystery to the powerful stage performance by 26 dancers.

KATHERINE JENKINS

KATHERINE JENKINS

United Kingdom

KATHERINE JENKINS

Wednesday, 7 September, 7 p.m.

Back by rightful popular demand, this global sensational classical diva is ready to bring you a memorable evening.

KATHERINE JENKINS is a classical music phenomenon, earning herself the title of ‘The Biggest Selling Classical Artist of the Century’ from Classic FM. Ever since joining Universal Classics Label, her music has soared to first place 14 times, selling over 2.6 million albums. This performance will be filled with a combination of beloved classic highlights that classical music fans cannot miss.

MAKSIM MRVICA

MAKSIM MRVICA

Croatia

MAKSIM MRVICA, World’s best-selling Classical-Crossover pianist

Wednesday, 14 September, 7 p.m.

Distinguished, classic, undefeatable, and unique.

This global iconic pianist is ready to shine and give his all in Thailand.

MAKSIM MRVICA is one of history’s most successful Classical-Crossover pianist with many achievements, such as, an MTV Award and double-platinum album. His "Piano Player" album sold over 4 million copies. He travels the world for his opening act performances. With a 20-city tour in Japan, it is the largest tour ever for an international musician. Maksim’s music style has taken down the music genre barrier, from classic to movie scores, pop, and electronic.

SWAN LAKE

SWAN LAKE

Russia

SWAN LAKE – A classical 3-act ballet
Stanislavsky Theatre

Saturday 10 September, 7 p.m.
Sunday 11 September, 2.30 p.m.

Sweet. Truthful. Captivating.

The best of classical ballet has been chosen to commemorate 125 years of diplomatic relations between Thailand and the Russian Federation.

Swan Lake is one of the most beloved exceptional classical ballet pieces composed by Tchaikovsky in 1875. It tells the romantic and magical tragedy of Prince Siegfried and enchanting swan princess Odette. In this new performance, choreographed by Vladimir Burmeister, not only will the audience be captivated throughout the piece, but will also experience newly incorporated details that add realness to the tale. Debuted in 1953, Swan Lake has become not only a trademark of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre but also critically acclaimed as the best Swan Lake in Russia. 

TANGO VIVA

TANGO VIVA

Argentina

Everything is Tango
Tango Viva by Lorena Goldestein & Cristian Gallardo

Saturday 17 September, 7 p.m.

Time to Tango! Open up your senses and let your heart flow with the beat of the fiery, passionate music and dance moves with Buenos Aires’ special performance.

Dubbed as cultural representatives of Argentina, the Tango Viva dance troupe has performed in over 50 countries and for a number of honorable guests, including Barack Obama and the G20 Summit. Art directors, choreographers, and dance leads Lorena Goldestein & Cristian Gallardo are both holding the same positions at Buenos Aires’ oldest traditional dance theater, the prestigious El Viejo Almacen. The theater also holds inspiration to the core of this show.

Arranged by Argentinian musician credited for the soundtrack of Evita starred by Madonna, the performance mainly includes traditional Tango music while incorporating well-known scores, such as, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and Queen’s Love of My Life to create original vibrancy.

ATTENTION

ATTENTION

Russia

ATTENTION
Todes

Saturday 24 September, 7 p.m.

Filled with the power of astonishing love and beauty you simply cannot miss!

From its origin of break dancers and Pop artists’ backup dancers, Todes now combines ballet and classic opera to produce ground-breaking contemporary moves portrayed through an exciting and creative performance by Todes’ founder, art director, main choreographer, and revolutionary artist Alla Dukhova.

"Attention", a special Bangkok performance, will change your perspective on the possibilities of contemporary choreography through an exciting journey of human spiritual growth. The performance promises the portrayal of the complicated relations between man and woman, fiery obsession, and never-ending bliss. 

TEN TENORS

TEN TENORS

Australia

TEN TENORS

Thursday 29 September, 7 p.m.

Ten Tenor is back to meet their Thai fans with a whole new set list, including hits from all of their 15 albums that will also be performed live over 4,000 locations worldwide.

Get ready for a dazzling and unique rock-classic combo concert performed by Australia’s 10-male tenor group along with international success live band. Skillfully transforming from opera to pop to rock, it’s no wonder why Ten Tenors’ music often make the charts while selling over 4 million tickets and more to go! 

CELTIC LEGENDS

CELTIC LEGENDS

Ireland

CELTIC LEGENDS
Irish Dance & Music

Saturday 1 October, 7 p.m.

Prepare to feast yourselves to a night of celebration through dance, music, and charming Irish music right in the heart of Bangkok.

Celtic Legends stars on-and-off screen critically-acclaimed choreographer and actress Jacintha Sharpe along with full stage musicians and world competition winning dancers who have toured alongside well-known dancing troupes like Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Under the music direction of Sean McCarthy, the shining traditional instruments and dazzling performance will take you across the ocean to the pleasant atmosphere of a culture-rich ancient land of Ireland. 

NUTCRACKER

NUTCRACKER

Belarus

NUTCRACKER, A classical 2-act ballet
Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus

Saturday 15 October, 7 p.m.
Sunday 16 October, 2.30 p.m.

Must-see classical ballet of the festive season!

Bring along your family to experience a classic by Belarus’ leading ballet dancers and sparkling beauty in an enchanting night you will never forget. 

The Nutcracker is one of the most popular ballets and a timeless Christmas charm that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family. Listen to Tchaikovsky’s score as he tells the story of Christmas Eve magic, the journey of Clara, and the Nutcracker in the land of fairy tales.

Celebrate the holidays with family and a classic ballet with high-end computer technology that even avid Nutcracker fans will be surprised. 

SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES 7 SEPTEMBER – 18 OCTOBER 2022

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when purchasing tickets with total value of 3,000 Baht or higher at Bangkok’s 24th International Festival of Dance & Music.
Book your tickets now and redeem the special offer from 24 June – 18 October 2022.

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