25 July-19 Aug 2006. The Russian Bolshoi Opera presents two acclaimed productions from the companys repertoire, Prokofievs The Fiery Angel (25 & 26 July) and Boris Godunov by Musorgsky (27-29 July) at the Covent Garden Opera House. Ballet from the Bolshoi company follows with Pierre Lacottes reconstruction of Petipas 1862 extravaganza The Pharaoh's Daughter (31 July, 1, 2 & 12 Aug), Tchaikovskys Swan Lake (3, 4, 5 &15 Aug), a new ballet by dancer-choreographer Yuri Possokhov based on the fairytale Cinderella (7-9 Aug) and the UK premiere of The Bright Stream as part of the Shostakovich centenary celebrations (10-11 Aug). Three short ballets, Alexei Ratmansky's Go for Broke, Roland Petit's theatrical Pique Dame and Symphony in C by George Balanchine to music by Bizet, are on offer on 14 & 15 Aug, while Alexei Fadeyechev's adaptation of Cervantes masterpiece Don Quixote closes the season (17-19 Aug). Admission: opera evenings 120-8.50, matinees 100-8.50; ballets 86-8.50. For times see Covent Garden website.

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Address The Covent Garden Opera House is in Bow Street, Covent Garden London WC2 E9DD. By Tube to Covent Garden station. By bus to the Aldwych including 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 23, 68, 76, 77a, 505. Tel. +44 (0) 2072401200 Photo: Mikhail Kazahov in Boris Godunov by

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The Bolshoi at Covent Garden.

The Covent Garden Opera House is in Bow Street, Covent Garden London WC2 E9DD. By Tube to Covent Garden station. By bus to the Aldwych including 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 23, 68, 76, 77a, 505. Tel. +44 (0) 2072401200 Photo: Mikhail Kazahov in Boris Godunov by

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