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The Queen Of Spades Tickets - Royal Opera House, London

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Venue Information
Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House
Bow Street

Seating Plan


(3 mins) The Opera House is off Covent Garden piazza, which is visible from the tube station exit. There is a revolving door entrance at the piazza.

Review Summary
Average Rating: 2 out of 5 stars based on 1 review(s)


Latest Review: "Singing better after the interval. Production/direction/design justifiably booed. Poor Edward Gardne..."

Age Restriction: No under 5s admitted. 

Important Info: Sung in Russian with English surtitles

The London Coliseum houses a classic opera from Tchaikovsky as The Queen Of Spades arrives as part of the English National Opera. The story has been told around the world and has been seen on the stage in the United Kingdom since the early 20th century with audiences continuing to flock to witness its powerful narrative rightly regarded as a masterpiece.

Dating back to 1890, The Queen Of Spades is Tchaikovsky’s 3-act opera that was taken from the book by Alexander Pushkin. Like much of Tchaikovsky’s work, it is highly regarded and its reappearance in the capital is a must see event.

It is a story of greed based around card games and the relentless pursuit by one man to obtain someone’s powers in the game. Army officer Hermann (Peter Bronder) requires the skills of the Countess (Felicity Palmer), who is particularly good at cards, and goes through her granddaughter Lisa (

It was first seen at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg and has since been staged in other locations worldwide, from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Like many works from Tchaikovsky, its reputation only continues to grow.

Audiences picking up theatre tickets will be thrilled to witness tenor Peter Bronder in the role of Hermann. The gifted singer has appeared on many prestigious stages, from the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden to the London Coliseum, with performances in well known operas like Wozzeck, Falstaff and La Bohème, among others.

The Queen Of Spades, with Edward Gardner as conductor and David Alden as director,, appears at the London Coliseum from Saturday 6th June 2015.  

Show Information
Booking From: Wednesday, 16th January 2019
Booking Until: Friday, 1st February 2019
Age Restriction: No under 5s admitted. 
Important Info: Sung in Russian with English surtitles
Show Status: This production is closed
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