Sadly, Giselle will be principal Aki Saito's last production at Ballet Flanders. During her career at the company, she could always count on the support of her loyal fan base. Anyone who'd like to leave Aki a last message, can do so here!
From season 2019-2020 onwards, Alejo Pérez will be Opera Vlaanderen's new music director. He has been appointed by Jan Vandenhouwe, who will be our new artistic director in that same season.
It’s with a heavy heart we bring you this news… Our 2018-2019 season will be the last one for principals Aki Saito and Wim Vanlessen, our ballet company’s shining stars for nearly 25 years.
The opera "Infinite Now" by composer Chaya Czernowin that had its premiere at Opera Vlaanderen last april in a production by Luk Perceval has been named World creation of the year by the international opera press.