Welcome once again to the legendary Mariinsky Ballet for another exhilarating summer season at the Royal Opera House, London 24 July-12 August 2017.

More Info and Booking from Victor Hochhauser:
www.victorhochhauser.co.uk

 

Don Quixote

24,25,26 July and 5 August at 7.30pm
5 August at 2pm

The excitement, colour and wit of Cervantes’ masterpiece are a perfect vehicle for the brilliance of the Mariinsky dancers, whose astounding displays of dazzling choreography and virtuoso dancing are highlighted by Minkus’ irresistible music. Set in romantic Spain, the plot unfolds as the love between Kitri and Basil is challenged by the fruitless attempts of Kitri’s father to engineer his unwilling daughter into a more lucrative match.

Swan Lake

27,28,29,31 July and 1,2,7 August at 7.30pm

29 July at 2pm

Konstantin Sergeyev’s entrancing production of Swan Lake based on Petipa and Ivanov’s timeless masterpiece, creates a lyrical, mysterious world where Prince Siegfried and the swan-princess Odette affirm their love for each other, conquering the forces of evil.

Anna Karenina

3,4 August at 7.30pm

Alexei Ratmansky’s acclaimed staging of Tolstoy’s epic novel Anna Karenina returns after its stunning success six years ago at the Royal Opera House.
Tolstoy’s magnificent portrayal of a tormented woman who breaks all moral and social conventions with devastating consequences is set to a powerful score by Rodion Shchedrin.
The ballet’s extraordinary heroine is the perfect vehicle for the unparalleled dramatic and expressive gifts of the Mariinsky’s great ballerinas.

Contrasts

8,9 August at 7.30pm

The Mariinsky’s magnificent dancers convey the shimmering emotional complexity of renowned British choreographer Wayne McGregor’s bewitching Infra to perfection and Spanish passion and excitement return in a thrilling restaging of Petipa’s famousGrand Pas from Paquita, to conclude a programme of excitement, grandeur and spectacle.

La Bayadère

10,11,12 August at 7.30pm
12 August at 2pm

Set in mythical India, Petipa’s lavish melodrama of love, betrayal and ultimate redemption tells the tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s doomed love for the warrior Solor.
The Mariinsky’s matchless soloists and exquisite corps de ballet combine to bring an experience which captures the soul with its magnificence, poignancy and excitement.

More Info and Booking from Victor Hochhauser:
www.victorhochhauser.co.uk