The best stage shows in Beijing this April

The best theatre, dance and classical music in Beijing this April

Daniil Trifonov plays with the Cleveland Orchestra on Fri Apr 12
Whether you want to relax, broaden your cultural soul or simply escape the cold for a few hours, we have you covered with our pick of the best stage shows taking place in Beijing this month. From blockbuster musicals to world-famous plays, we bring you all the classical music, opera, theatre and musical extravaganzas that the city offers this April.

Events disappear from this page as they pass, so if you're looking at a sparse page you missed the boat [sad face]. But come back next month for another glut of events to keep you entertained.

Malakhov & Friends

Critics' pick

Vladimir Malakhov and friends head to the stage to perform excerpts from well-loved ballets including La EsmeraldaThe Nutcracker and Don Quixote, as well as modern, minimalist pieces such as Absence of Story and Oblivion.

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NCPA , 2 Xi Chang'an Jie 29-30 Apr Buy tickets

Mozart Piano Quartet

Critics' pick

Paul Rivinius (piano), Mark Gothoni (violin), Hartmut Rohde (violin) and Peter Hörr (cello) make up the Mozart Piano Quartet. Known internationally for their modern takes on classics, the quartet brings the greats alive once more with rousing renditions.

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NCPA , 2 Xi Chang'an Jie 30 Apr Buy tickets
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