Tchaikovsky's wonderful score for "Swan Lake" features some of the most beautiful music in classical ballet. It tells the story of Prince Siegfried's love for the Swan Queen Odette, and their battle against the evil magician, Rothbart.
The Royal Opera House's lavish and traditional production will bring the romance and drama of the grand Russian ballet alive.
The Royal Opera House is one of the world’s great opera houses. The Grade I listed building seats 2,256 people and has four tiers of boxes and balconies. It is home to two of Britain’s foremost classical companies – the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera.
TomK – “Best venue in London. You know its going to be good the minute you walk inside because its so ornate, just like an opera house should be. The seats are good and comfortable and the legroom is like sitting in first class on a p… more”
If you like this, here are some more Swan Lake events in London…
Swan Lake at Royal Albert Hall – 12th to 23rd June 2013 (except 17th) Experience the spectacle of the Royal Albert Hall being transformed into a magical lake for this spectacular ‘in the round’ production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”. Boasting 120 performers from the English National Ballet and some spectacular sets and costumes, this romantic ballet will be sure to captivate your senses.
And here are some other events at Royal Opera House…
Puccini’s “Tosca”, at the Royal Opera House – 9th, 12th, 15th, 18th and 20th July 2013 The Royal Opera House is putting on a production of Puccini’s “Tosca”, a fast-moving sexual thriller set in Rome at the same time as Napoleon’s invasion of Italy. When Mario Cavaradossi agrees to aid an escaping fugitive, he sets off a disasterous chain of events that links him, his lover Floria Tosca, and the evil Chief of Police, Scarpia.
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