International guest ballet dancers in Cinderella

Vadim Muntagirov and Tatiana Melnik in Cape Town City Ballet’s 2019 production of Sleeping Beauty. They will be taking part in Cinderella next month. PICTURE: PAT BROMILOW DOWNING

International guest artists Vadim Muntagirov, principal of The Royal Ballet, and Tatiana Melnik, principal of the Hungarian National Ballet, will perform in Cape Town City Ballet’s production of Veronica Paeper’s Cinderella for three performances only, accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO).

They will perform on Saturday February 11, Tuesday February 14 and Friday February 17, with all performances starting at 7.30pm. The pair last danced together on the Artscape stage in 2019 for Cape Town City Ballet’s production of Denise Schultze Godfrey’s Sleeping Beauty.

Cinderella runs from Saturday February 4 to Sunday February 19 at Artscape Opera House.

The CPO will also accompany the dancers of Cape Town City Ballet at a number of other performances.

Tickets cost from R350 to R750 for performances with the CPO and guest artists; from R200 to R495 for performances with the CPO; from R175 to R350 for evening performances to recorded music; and from R175 to R300 for matinee performances to recorded music. The production is suitable for children over 5 years. Book through Artscape Dial-A-Seat on 021 421 7695 or Computicket.