Royal Opera House: Swan Lake

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Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake , new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scar lett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’ s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is a rguably the best-known and most-loved classical bal let. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of d oomed love, a masterpiece filled with iconic moment s. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly with exquis ite choreography from the grand pas de deux of Prince S iegfried and Odile to the swans at the lakeside. An intoxicating mix of spectacle and intimate passion, the overall effect is irresistible

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