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St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake Tickets

London Coliseum

Acclaimed Russian company St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre perform the celebrated Swan Lake, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s soaring score. Playing a strictly limited summer season at the London Coliseum, this thrilling production stars prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova and a group of talented dancers from around the world.

Acclaimed Russian dance company St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre play a strictly limited season at the London Coliseum, perform beloved ballet masterpiece Swan Lake. Russia is known throughout the world for its incredible ballet, so this limited run presents a fantastic opportunity to see this incomparable, classical dance set to Tchaikovsky’s soaring score.

Swan Lake is the enduring love story of a Princess transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer who has their eyes set on a Prince. Soon, the beautiful swan also falls in love with a Prince whilst he is hunting. When the Prince’s mother pressures him to choose a wife, the sorcerer exploits this for his own advantage, and the young lovers, in their desperation, decide to take control of their fates.

Celebrated prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova leads the company of dancers, selected from the best companies around the world. Kolesnikova has starred in several St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre productions, enjoying the role of prima ballerina since the age of 21. Denis Rodkin joins her onstage, accompanied by a live orchestra, elaborate sets and stunning costumes, making this ballet a feast for the senses.

Originally founded in 1994 by Konstantin Tachkin, the renowned dance company has a host of productions in its repertoire, including famous ballets Giselle, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Her Name Was Carmen and more.

With a limited 7 performances playing at the West End’s London Coliseum, St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre company’s heralded production of Swan Lake plays at the venue from 22 August to 26 August 2018.

Sorry this show closed 02 September 2018, we recommend these similar productions.

The Nutcracker
Swan Lake
Performance dates:
02 Sep 2018 - 02 Sep 2018
Age recommendation:
No under 5's
Audience Notes:
Classical ballet aficionados, fans of Swan Lake’s tragic love story and anyone with a passing interest in dance will not want to mice this spectacular production.

St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake Reviews

44 Reviews
  • 5 Stars66%
  • 4 Stars18%
  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Stars2%

User Reviews


Stunning performances and wonderful score!

Performance date: 26 August 2018

Beautiful performance from all dancers. This is such an amazing show. A tad too long for my liking though.

Performance date: 28 August 2018

The show was well presented and choreographed. Excellent costumes, beautiful back drops among the historic setting of London Coliseum. To say the lead ballerina Irina Kolesnikova's performance was amazing would be an understatement - unbelievable wou Read more

Performance date: 25 August 2018
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