Tanya Howard and Brendan Saye in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Karolina Kuras
Tanya Howard and Brendan Saye in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Karolina Kuras

Rudolf Nureyev's The Sleeping Beauty

'This Sleeping Beauty is a grand jewel in The National Ballet of Canada’s repertoire. Not only does it feature a treasure trove of classical riches, it once again proves why this company is among the best in the world.' – National Post

Tuesday 28 July – Saturday 1 August 2020

Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Bruce Zinger
Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Bruce Zinger

One of the finest international ballet companies, The National Ballet of Canada returns to London for seven spectacular performances of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty at the Royal Opera House, staged by Artistic Director Karen Kain CC and presented by Victor Hochhauser.

Rudolf Nureyev’s version of The Sleeping Beauty, created in 1966, stands out as being one of the most technically exciting and richly entertaining productions of Marius Petipa's masterpiece.

General booking opens 15 April 2020

Naoya Ebe in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Aleksander Antonijevic
Naoya Ebe in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Aleksander Antonijevic
Alexandra MacDonald, Brendan Saye in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Karolina Kuras
Alexandra MacDonald, Brendan Saye in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Karolina Kuras

Ticket prices

Tickets: £8-£120 Superseats: £135

Alejandra Perez-Gomez with Artists of the Ballet in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Aleksander Antonijevic
Alejandra Perez-Gomez with Artists of the Ballet in The National Ballet of Canada's production of Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty © Aleksander Antonijevic

Principal casts include:

  • Tanya Howard
  • Stephanie Hutchison
  • Elena Lobsanova
  • Heather Ogden
  • Alejandra Perez-Gomez
  • Guillaume Côté
  • Harrison James
  • Etienne Lavigne
  • Brendan Saye

(Performance casts subject to change)