image for Ballet item typeRoyal Opera House Swan Lake at Olympic Studios

Ballet, Tue 12 Jun 2018

Contact

Olympic Cinema

020 8912 5161

Address

117-123 Church Road,
Barnes,
SW13 9HL

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Details

LIVE BROADCASTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO DELAYS, AND CERTIFICATE RATINGS ARE JUST A GUIDANCE DUE TO PERFORMANCES’ LIVE NATURE

Running time: The performance lasts about 3 hours, including two intervals.
Cast and running time subject to change.


Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night. Swan Lake was Tchaikovsky’s first ballet score. Given its status today as arguably the best loved and most admired of all classical ballets, it is perhaps surprising that at its premiere in 1877 Swan Lake was poorly received. It is thanks to the 1895 production by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov that Swan Lake has become part of not only ballet consciousness but also wider popular culture. That success is secured not only by the sublime, symphonic sweep of Tchaikovsky’s score, but also by the striking choreographic contrasts between Petipa’s royal palace scenes and the lyric lakeside scenes created by Ivanov.

On-site cateringOn-site light refreshments

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 12 Jun 2018 19:15

Prices

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Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 222766  Lat: 51.47523 Long: -0.24103

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Barnes Bridge station

Facilities

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