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The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan LakeIn the first of a series of events marking the 50th anniversary of the Bolshoi Ballet's first visit to London's Royal Opera House under the banner of Victor Hochhauser, the company peform Swan Lake at the famous Covent Garden venue. The love of Prince Siegfried and his Swan Queen (Odette) is imperilled by sinister, supernatural forces in this production by renowned choreographer Yuri Grigorovich. The exquisite choreography is set to a passionate score by Tchaikovsky as the magic and drama of this timeless story unfold in a memorable performance of one of the most famous of all ballets.

 

About Royal Opera House

This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third theatre to be located on this site, today's Royal Opera House is the result of a reconstruction in the 1990s (although the main auditorium is part of the original building). More about Royal Opera House

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The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake - Anna Tikhomirova, photo by Damir Yusupov

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Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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DATES  19th June 2012 to 19th June 2017
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