Full details of the programme for Carlos Acosta’s return to the London Coliseum for a limited run from the 8th-13th December has been announced. 

A Classical Selection  is a chance for audiences to witness highlights from the career of one of the greatest male dancers of his generation from the 26 years he has been performing on London stages.

Following the format of his 2006 show Carlos Acosta with Guests of The Royal Ballet, for which he won an Olivier award, this latest show features an entirely new selection of works.

The programme will include:


Choreography by George Balanchine

La Sylphide
Choreography by August Bournonville

Winter Dreams         
Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan

Dying Swan
Choreography by Michel Fokine

Diana & Acteon
Choreography by Agrippina Vaganova


End of Time                           
Choreography by Ben Stevenson

A Buenos Aires
Choreography by Gustavo Mollajolli

Je ne regrette rien                                      
Choreography by Ben Van Cauwenbergh

Les Bourgeois                                                    
Choreography by Ben Van Cauwenbergh

Choreography by Carlos Acosta

Nisi Dominus
Choreography by William Tuckett

Choreography by Jose Garcia

(The running order is subject to change)

Throughout his career, Carlos Acosta has thrilled audiences all over the world with his awe-inspiring performances, including principle roles in many of the ballets of the classical repertoire.

For this run at the English National Opera, Acosta has put together a programme that features guests from The Royal Ballet and presents some of his favourite pieces from the classical repertoire.

During these performances the dancer will be joined by: Marianela Nunez, Zenaida Yanowsky, Yuhui Choe, Tierney Heap, Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Thiago Soares, Valeri Hristov and Nehemiah Kish. The evening’s programme will be accompanied by the ENO orchestra, who are conducted by Paul Murphy.

Carlos Acosta: A Classical Selection takes place at the London Coliseum from the 8th-13th December. To book tickets visit: English National Opera , Sadler’s Wells  and Discount Theatre.com . 


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