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VenueThe Royal Albert Hall
Other spaces: Elgar Room
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From13th June 2007
To24th June 2007
PricesFrom £19.50. To £49.50.
What is currently on at The Royal Albert Hall (V221)

Swan Lake

Swan LakeT1152954459
One of ballet's most famous works with some of its best known music. It is Siegfried's birthday and his mother gives him a crossbow and an ultimatum to get married! After the party and finding himself alone he goes hunting. The evil magician Rothbart (half man half bird) keeps beautiful women as swans on the lake - but by night they resume human form. Siegfried is bewitched by Odette, a Princess and one of the Swans. She explains their plight to Siegfried and says the spell can only be broken by someone who'll love her truly for ever. He swears to do so but Odette returns to being a swan as Rothbart's powers are so strong. Siegfried returns to the palace and his mother presents him with a string of women from whom to chose his bride - Rothbart arrives with his daughter Odile disguised as Odette and Siegfried agrees to marry her - only then realising his mistake as Odile reviles him for breaking his vow to Odette. Siegfried returns to the lake and begs Odette to forgive him - then fights Rothbart whom he kills - and the swans are released from the spell.
Music Tchaikovsky

Archive :: production:T1152954459, dance or ballet:S962, venue:V221
Current production:Work

Production details

19:30 performances approx. end time: 22:20. 14:30 performance approx. end time 17:20

Special Performances

  • 23 Jun 07 Audio Described Touch Tour 12:30


Producer Raymond Gubbay
Producer Royal Albert Hall
Company English National Ballet
Choreographer Derek Deane
Performer Sofiane Sylve
Performer Friedemann Vogel
Performer Agnes Oaks
Performer Thomas Edur
Performer Daria Klimentova
Performer Dmitri Gruzdyev
Performer Elena Glurdjidze
Performer Arionel Vargas
Performer Erina Takahashi
Performer Cesar Morales

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