Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, HM Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, and HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark Enjoy a Ballet Performance.

On the evening of March 27, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Her Majesty Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, and Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark attended the Palæerne Danser ballet performance and presented the Dronning Ingrids Hæderslegat (Queen Ingrid’s Honorary Scholarship) held at Christian VII’s Palace, Amalienborg, in Copenhagen. The Dronning Ingrids Hæderslegat was awarded for the “…tenth and final time…” according to the Danish royal court.

The Dronning Ingrids Hæderslegat has been awarded every two years since 2005, and is in the spirit of the late Queen Ingrid of Denmark promoted “…further studies and skills in dance and music.”

The Palæerne Danser performance consists of four ballet pieces choreographed by soloist and choreographer, Mr. Tobias Praetorius. Mr. Praetorius is also former recipient of the Dronning Ingrids Hæderslegat. The music accompanying tonight’s ballet performance was arranged by pianist and composer, Mr. Alexander McKenzie. 

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court/K.Navntoft