Swan Lake On Ice at the Royal Albert Hall 18 – 20 May 2012 – The Royal Albert Hall The Imperial Ice Stars, the international ice dance sensation, make a triumphant return to the Royal Albert Hall with a dynamic new staging of their award-winning masterpiece, Swan Lake on Ice, following their acclaimed performance of Cinderella on Ice in 2010.
The 32 World, European and National Championship skaters, who between them hold more than 250 competition medals, take contemporary ice dance to a new level with their awe-inspiring and agile feats, some of which are so complex they haven’t yet been named. Leading ice choreographer Tony Mercer combines daring high-speed leaps, throws and lifts with the most graceful and sublime ice dancing, performed on a specially-created frozen stage. With Tchaikovsky’s glorious and memorable music performed by a live orchestra, this innovative portrayal of the classic love story and the triumph of good over evil will take your breath away. This never-seen-before performance, specially adapted for the magnificent setting of the Royal Albert Hall, will feature sumptuous costumes, stunning projection, and magical special effects. Over the last eight years, The Imperial Ice Stars have built up a worldwide following and established an unrivalled reputation for their sophisticated interpretations of classic works, receiving nightly standing ovations and outstanding reviews from Sydney to Singapore and Cape Town to Tokyo. This adrenaline-rich Swan Lake on Ice will bring you to the very edge of your seat… To find out more and book tickets, please visit the Royal Albert Hall’s website http://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/swan-lake-on-ice/default.aspx