Time Out says
Posted: Sat Jan 5 2013
The Coliseum's 2,359-seat auditorium, built as a grand music hall in 1904 by the renowned architect Frank Matcham, was restored to its former glory in 2004 as part of an £80 million restoration. Residents English National Opera (ENO) and English National Ballet perform under artistic director John Berry and the programme veers from populist to highbrow. Unlike at the Royal Opera House, all works here are performed in English.
What's on at London Coliseum
Ballet, West End
It's the UK debut for the Kings of the Dance line-up, arriving at the London Coliseum this March. Showcasing the talents of some of the best male dancers, 'Kings of the Dance' features American Ballet Theatre leads Marcelo Gomes and Ivan Vasiliev, Denis...
Birmingham Royal Ballet arrives at the Coliseum with Benjamin Britten's only full-length ballet score as part of the composer's centenary celebrations. BRB chief David Bintley choreographs the show that tells the story of the princess Sakura and the compelling...