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Dancers from English National Ballet perform in Derek Deane’s critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake.

The production caused a sensation at its world premiere in 1997 and has since been enjoyed by over 500,000 people, captivating audiences worldwide.

True love triumphs over evil in this powerful story set to Tchaikovsky’s memorable score played by the English National Ballet Philharmonic. With 60 swans, stunning costumes and sensational lighting, experience a choreographic kaleidoscope as the Royal Albert Hall is transformed into a magical lake for this unrivalled dance event.

From the lakeside seats to the top of the Hall, this in-the-round production of the world’s favourite ballet combines sensational spectacle, compelling drama and touching intimacy.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky music

Derek Deane choreography

Peter Farmer design

Howard Harrison lighting


“… a thrill of emotion and beauty”

The Mail on Sunday

“… ravishing… a sumptuous spectacle”

The Sunday Times