Graphic for Goldberg Variations show, feauring images of musicians and dancers, cut out on an orange background with geometric shapes
3 - 22 March 2023

Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia

a revelation on several levels…Please, everyone, play it again. Soon.” The Herald

After surprising audiences around the world – from Shanghai Concert Hall to the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. – our collaboration with Sweden’s Andersson Dance, a playful reworking of J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, the Goldberg Variations, returns to Scotland. Fusing music and movement to profound and joyous effect, this production brings a fresh visual dimension to this revered piece of music, allowing audiences to enjoy its humour, humanity and beauty in an entirely new way. After seven years of touring this, one of our most successful and popular productions, we are truly thrilled to be bringing it back home for audiences to discover – or to enjoy all over again.

Performance lasts 80 minutes with no interval

Content advice: This production contains one brief instance of nudity


  • J. S. Bach
    Goldberg Variations (arranged by Sitkovetsky)

  • Choreography
    Örjan Andersson
  • Musical direction
    Jonathan Morton
  • Fri 3 March 7:30 pm
    Glasgow  Tramway
  • Sat 4 March 7:30 pm
    Glasgow  Tramway
  • Mon 6 March 7:30 pm
    Inverness  Eden Court
  • Tue 7 March 7:30 pm
    Dundee  Caird Hall

    For under-16 or carer tickets, please contact box office directly on 01382 434940

  • Thu 9 March 7:30 pm
    Leeds  Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

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  • Sat 18 March 8:15 pm
    Rotterdam  De Doelen
  • Mon 20 March 8:15 pm
    Utrecht  TivoliVredenburg
  • Tue 21 March 8:15 pm
    Groningen  SPOT Groningen
  • Wed 22 March 8:00 pm
    Arnhem  Musis & Stadteater Arnhem

Booking Information

Tickets: £19

Children under 16 go free with a paying adult

£9 for Under 30’s, students, disability and unemployment benefit recipients

Free tickets for carers with any paid ticket

SAVE 15% on your tickets by booking more two or more performances in any city. This discount is available online for performances in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth and Glasgow – for Dundee performances please book by phone or in person to get the discount.

Check out our mini-documentary

In 2015, when we first created Goldberg Variations: ternary patterns for insomnia, we created a short documentary. Get an insight into the devising process, and the journey our collaboration with Andersson Dance has taken to reach where it is today.

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