02 Aug 2016
Wednesday 28 September 2016
Carmen – the most powerful, enjoyable and tuneful opera.
Music by Georges Bizet
Librettists Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy
Sung in French with English Surtitles
“Russian State Opera enjoyed a well deserved standing ovation” ????? Daily Post
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians
Its mix of fierce passion, gorgeous melodies, nail-biting dramatic confrontations and musical wit has found favour all over the world almost since its first performance in 1875.
Feel the thrill and passion of love, jealousy and violence of 19th Century Seville in one of Bizet’s most popular pieces.
Monday 17 October 2016
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House Presents
Swan Lake – a compelling legend of tragic romance.
Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
‘A superb performance which lived up to the mystery of the charming Russian classic’.
4 Stars - The Argus The highly acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns with another popular ballet.
The perfect romantic ballet of all time performed to Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the palace ballroom to the moonlit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all.
Swan Lake is arguably one of the most loved and challenging ballets, not least thanks to Tchaikovsky’s instantly recognisable and timeless score, but also the great ‘Pas de Deux’,’ Pas de Quatre’ and iconic ‘Danse des Petits Cygnes’.