Love, betrayal, death, mercy: The United Ukrainian Ballet, comprising some sixty dancers in exile, stage one of the greatest works in the classical repertoire in a powerful new interpretation by world renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky.
Featuring guest performances from Alina Cojocaru and Katja Khaniukova*, and under the baton of Viktor Oliynyk, conductor of the National Opera of Ukraine, this is a unique opportunity to see a powerful and moving interpretation of one of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, with a company of world-class artists united by the tragedy of war and an ardent hope for the future.
A new interpretation specially created for the company by Alexei Ratmansky with the English National Opera Orchestra.
Costumes and sets designed by Hayden Griffin, generously loaned by the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
*Guest performances by Katja Khaniukova (13, 15 September) and Alina Cojocaru (14, 16 September.)
Myrtha (13, 15 September)
Zulma (13, 14, 15, 16 17 September)
Moyna (14, 15, 16, 17)
Moyna (13, 14, 16, 17 September)
On days when there is an evening performance in the London Coliseum box office hours are 10am to 8pm.
On days when there is only a matinee performance at the London Coliseum times may vary, usually opening 2 hours prior to the start time of the performance and closing 15 minutes after the performance begins.
London Coliseum has the following dedicated spaces and provisions for wheelchair users:
- two wheelchair spaces in the stalls, two wheelchair spaces in the dress circle and four wheelchair space in the stalls boxes
- transfer seats for those who are able to transfer out of their wheelchairs – four in the dress circle and six in the balcony
- adapted unisex toilets on four out of five levels of the London Coliseum: basement, stalls, dress circle and balcony
- two lifts – including one in the main foyer – which provide access to most levels of the auditorium and to all bars and restaurants