St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake at London Coliseum tickets
St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake at London Coliseum tickets

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Overview

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.

Recommended for

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.

Age Recommendations: No under 5's

Dates and times

Running time: TBC
Opened: 22 Aug 2018
Booking from: 02 Sep 2018
Booking until: 02 Sep 2018

Location and map

London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane
London, WC2N 4ES

43 Reviews Add review

The show was well presented and choreographed. Excellent costumes, beautiful back drops among the historic setting of London Colis... More

niteshjoshi 1 review, 0 helpful votes

lena2 173, 3 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Show was great, however I think the prince's role was lame, all he did was walk around and thought he was a hero. The best part wa... More

kcgates 1 review, 0 helpful votes

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

edwoz 5'10", 31 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Amazing and unforgettable performance.

kateholuta 1 review, 0 helpful votes

danielaolivera 175cm, 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Heaven! MUST-see show!

robertdrozd 1 review, 0 helpful votes

evesangle 167cm, 22 reviews, 1 helpful vote

peileeloke 1 review, 0 helpful votes