Swan Lake at London Coliseum

Andris Liepa's Swan Lake. Source: Valeriya Komissarova

Andris Liepa's triptych of performances in London comes to a close with his production of a timeless ballet

What: Les Saisons Russes du XXIe Siècle. Swan Lake

When: 15 – 19 July 2014

Where: London Coliseum, St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4ES

Why you should go: From the mind of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky a flurry of feathers was born in 1875. One of the ballet world’s most famous performances, Swan Lake, recounts the Russian folk tale of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer. Former Bolshoi Baller star Andris Liepa puts his on spin on this timeless story in his production performed by the Moscow State Opera and Ballet named after Natalia Sats on the stage of the London Coliseum. A story of love, deception and elegance, audiences will understand why this swan tale never will have its swan song.

 

For more information visit the English National Opera website

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