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
Odette/Odile Prince Rothbart 1 June, evening Alina Cojocaru* Osiel Gouneo* James Streeter 2 June, evening Fernanda Oliveira Emilio Pavan* Fabian Reimair 3 June, evening Erina Takahashi Isaac Hernandez* James Streeter 4 June, matinee Laurretta Summerscales Constantine Allen* Junor Souza* 4 June, evening Alina Cojocaru* Osiel Gouneo* James Streeter 5 June, matinee Erina Takahashi Yonah Acosta Fabian Reimair 7 June, evening Alina Cojocaru* Osiel Gouneo* James Streeter 8 June, evening Tamara Rojo Isaac Hernandez* James Streeter 9 June, matinee Shiori Kase* Yonah Acosta Junor Souza* 9 June, evening Fernanda Oliveira Emilio Pavan* James Streeter 10 June, evening Erina Takahashi Yonah Acosta Fabian Reimair 11 June, matinee Laurretta Summerscales Constantine Allen* Junor Souza* 11 June, evening Tamara Rojo Isaac Hernandez* James Streeter 12 June, matinee Erina Takahashi Yonah Acosta Fabian Reimair
*shows debut in role
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“… a thrill of emotion and beauty”
“… ravishing… a sumptuous spectacle”
- Approximate performance time: 2 hours 50 minutes, including two intervals