You Beauty!

Check this week's events out: they will wake you up from the winter sleep!

 

Tornerose (Sleeping Beauty)
The immortal tale of Sleeping Beauty comes to life on Operaen’s stage, set to a ballet score by Tchaikovsky and and choreography by Christopher Weeldon. After a fateful spindle prick sends her into a century-long slumber, the protagonist princess finally awakes after rescue from her prince, just in time for wedding bells to ring. Good and evil, humour and drama all combine in this fairytale adventure for audiences of all ages.
Gamle Scene, Operaen Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; starts Fri, ends Dec 16, Performances Fri 19:30, Sat & Sun 13:00 & 17:00, (Thu Dec 13, 19:30), no performances Mon-Wed; Tickets 75-595kr; 140 mins including intermissions; www.kglteater.dk

 

Celebration
Join the Celebration at northern Europe’s largest contemporary dance centre. Four international dancers come together in a collective celebration of their home countries as a tribute to diversity and festivity, acknowledging common life milestones and occasions in a period often overshadowed by conflict and uncertainty. As the performance progresses, the dancers must face critical decisions with some serious results. The evening begins with a short intro from toastmaster Mark le Fêvre, the 2012 winner of the Danish Open in stand-up comedy.
Store Carl, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; starts Wed, performances Wed, Thu & Dec 8 at 20:00 (also 16:00 on Dec 8); Tickets 60-130kr, www.teaterbilletter.dk, www.billetlugen.dk; 90 mins, no intermission; www.svalholm.dk

 

HY! Festival
Are you missing the summer musical freedom of festivals? Do you want to see a range of new music in a cool venue? Can you only spare 40kr? Hy! Festival is just for you. For two nights, this curated show of new free rock, alternative, drone and jazz compositions is the talk of the cool Copenhagen underground. Featuring local Danish and Swedish bands, this festival is an intimate one – only 100 people will be let in each night. Don’t miss this local gem!
Baghold, Vesterfælledvej 7A, Cph V; Sat & Sun at 19:30; tickets: 40kr, available at door; alteration.dk/calendar.htm

 

Beethoven & Stravinsky
Beethoven’s Eroica and Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps will rouse you from your slumber and take you on a magical journey.
Koncertsalen, Koncerthuset, Emil Holms Kanal 20, Cph S; Wed & Thu 19:30; tickets: 150-530kr, www.billetlugen.dk; www.dr.dk

 

Peace, Hope and Joy
The First International Baptist Church of Copenhagen presents ‘Peace, Hope and Joy’, a free Christmas concert. All are welcome. Come early, space is limited.
Baggesensgade 7, Cph N; Sun Dec 9 at 13:00; Free adm; 3964 3679; www.fibc.dk

 

Alvarro Pierri Concert
Listen to masterpieces by Scarlatti, Albeniz, Ginastera, Piazolla and Barrios being performed by the intensely passionate guirtarist Alvaro Pierri.
Studiescenen, DKDM, Rosenørns Allé 22, Frederiksberg C; Sun 15:00; tickets: 150kr, concessions 50-70kr; www.dkdm.dk, www.danskguitarselskab.dk