Swan Lake in-the-round


Derek Deane’s critically acclaimed production caused a sensation at its premiere in 1997, and has since been enjoyed by over 500,000 people, capturing audiences worldwide.

True love triumphs over evil in this powerful story set to Tchaikovsky’s memorable score played by the English National Ballet Philharmonic. With 60 swans, stunning costumes and sensational lighting, this spectacular production will captivate and enthral you.

Experience a magnificent choreographic kaleidoscope as the Royal Albert Hall is transformed into a magical lake for this unrivalled dance event. From the lakeside seats to the top of the Hall, this in-the-round production of the world’s favourite ballet combines sensational spectacle, compelling drama and touching intimacy.

“A remarkable and grand achievement. We were seeing a true, honourable Swan Lake.” 

Financial Times

“Illustrates ENB’s prowess for staging technically flawless productions on a large scale”
The Daily Telegraph

“Its sheer scale – 60 swans, 120 performers… truly stirring”
The Independent

“Tchaikovsky’s soaring melodies… a thrill of emotion and beauty”
The Mail on Sunday

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