Spanish ballet icon Lucia Lacarra will head-up an all-star, al fresco dance gala to be hosted on the edge of the Dubai desert.
A cast of acclaimed principle soloists – drawn from London’s Covent Garden Dance Company, Royal Danish Ballet, English National Ballet, Strasbourg Ballet and BÃ©jart Ballet Lausanne – will be united for the performance spectacle. Entitled Ballet Under the Stars, the event will take place at Desert Palm Per Aquum, outdoors on the lawn, on January 26 and 27.
All eyes will be on Lacarra, an acclaimed fixture with the Bavarian State Opera Ballet) since 2002. A winner of the prestigious Prix Benois de la Danse, in 2011 Lacarra was named Dancer of the Decade at the World Ballet Stars Gala.
Joining her onstage will be a familiar partner in her husband, Marlon…