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Royal Ballet

Swan Lake


This classic fairytale represents the battle between good and evil, and the attempt of love to conquer all.

The magic of the lakes, forests and palaces is brought to life with glittering designs by John Macfarlane and a sublime score by Tchaikovsky.

The Royal Ballet’s sumptuous production of Swan Lake returns to the Royal Opera House stage after its 2020 revival was interrupted by the pandemic’s closure of theatres.

This classic of the repertory is testament to the late choreographer Liam Scarlett’s abiding love of classicism and innate musicality, which shine through this production.


Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences.

Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish, order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here.

Cast and Creatives

Original choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Music: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Production: Liam Scarlett
Additional choreography: Liam Scarlett and Frederick Ashton
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting designer: David Finn

Odette/Odile: Lauren Cuthbertson
Other cast members to be confirmed


Thu. 19 May, 2022


19:15 - 22:45