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St Petersburg Ballet Theatre's Swan Lake extends run at the London Coliseum

Irina Kolesnikova as Odette. Photo by Alexander Gronsky.

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DUE TO huge demand for tickets, St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has announced an additional eight performances of their full-length classic production of Swan Lake at the London Coliseum, extending the run until September 2, 2018.

Previously Posted: Guest stars from the world’s leading ballet companies have been announced for St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s full-length classic production of Swan Lake, which runs at the London Coliseum from Wednesday, August 22 to Sunday, August 26, 2018.

The production will be led by prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova, who will be joined by previously announced Denis Rodkin, a principal dancer from Bolshoi Ballet who has been hailed by the Guardian as ‘Sensational’. They will be dancing the roles of Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried.

Other guest stars include Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer, Anna Nikulina, and Marrinksy Theatre’s principal dancer, Kimin Kim, who will also dance the roles of Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried at selected performances.

As producer of the tour with decades of experience in presenting quality Russian ballet around the world, Andrew Guild said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Anna Nikulina, Denis Rodkin and Kimin Kim as guest stars of St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake. Without doubt, Swan Lake is the world’s most famous classical ballet. And no one dances it as beautifully as The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre. The full length lavish production shows Russian classical ballet on a grand scale. It’s the real thing. Gorgeous Tchaikovsky music, magnificent sets and costumes, superb Russian classical dancers and brilliant Guest Stars. I urge every ballet lover not to miss it. See it once, remember it forever.”

Image: Irina Kolesnikova as Odette. Photo by Alexander Gronsky.

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