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St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

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St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

Year opened: 1904
Capacity: 2,359

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Upcoming Highlights

  • The Pirates of Penzance

    Booking until Jun 27

  • Carmen

    Booking until Jul 03

  • The Queen Of Spades

    Opens Jun 06

  • Irina Kolesnikova Season: Swan Lake (St Petersburg Ballet)

    Opens Aug 20

  • Irina Kolesnikova Season: La Bayadere

    Opens Aug 22

The Pirates of Penzance

Until June 27, 2015

All aboard for Mike Leigh's new production of this quintessential Gilbert and Sullivan sea-fairing comic opera! Ever since it's first turn on the London stage in 1880, The Pirates of Penzance has been a firm favourite with opera audiences, enamoured with the tale of Frederic and his life with the colourful Pirates of Penzance and his quest for true love!


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Until July 3, 2015

Bizet's masterpiece sees an updating to the last days of General Franco's dictatorship as Calixto Bieito's acclaimed production of this must-see opera finally makes its way to London after enjoying rave reviews whilst on tour in Europe! Conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong, the eponymous anti-heroine is sung by mezzo-soprano Justina Gringyte alongside the internationally acclaimed tenor Eric Cutler as her lover Jose.

The Queen Of Spades

June 6-July 2, 2015

What price greed? Based on a short story by Pushkin, Tchaikovsky takes on a tale about greed and obsession that he has packed with his characteristic sumptuous melodies and caustic wit. This production marks the swan song of ENO's musical director Edward Gardner. This opera will be the third collaboration with Olivier Award-winning director David Alden after the critically acclaimed Otello and Peter Grimes.

Irina Kolesnikova Season: Swan Lake (St Petersburg Ballet)

August 20-21, 2015

With the stunning and world famous Prima Ballerina, Irina Kolesnikova, St Petersburgh Ballet Theatre has toured the world with their first-class interpretations of the Russian classics. Their Swan Lake retains the original, timeless Pepita and Ivanov choreography, set to the twinkling, haunting score by Tchaikovsky. With Kolesnikova as the enchanting Odette.

Irina Kolesnikova Season: La Bayadere

August 22-23, 2015

World-renowned prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova and the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre will conclude their winter touring season by starring in a thrilling production of La Bayadere (The Temple Dancer) at the London Coliseum. Set in ancient, feudal India, a temple dancer is admired by two men, but she only loves one in return, and is faced with a beautiful yet jealous rival for him. This beautiful yet tragic ballet is considered one of Marius Petipa's greatest works of choreography, and showcases the grace of Kolesnikova perfectly, as well as the ethereal Kingdom of the Shades sequence

May '15

May 28-Jul 3, 2015

June '15

May 28-Jul 3, 2015

July '15

May 28-Jul 3, 2015

August '15

Aug 4-8, 2015

Aug 21, 2015

December '15

Dec 16, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

Dec 16, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

Dec 16, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

January '16

Dec 16, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

Dec 16, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

Dec 16, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

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