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London Coliseum, London4.513 reviews
Two friends love the same mysterious woman. Will turmoil follow in her wake?

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Penny Woolcock’s spectacular staging of The Pearl Fishers returns to the London Coliseum stage.

The life-long friendship of Nadir and Zurga has survived their precarious existence on the treacherous sea-shore. But with the arrival of Leïla, a grave threat to the bond between them is about to be unveiled. Can their friendship survive? Only if one of them is willing to sacrifice all.

A moving tale of friendship tested by love, The Pearl Fishers explores the themes of desire, longing, loss and religious strictures.

Bizet’s early masterpiece is full of colourful orchestration, evocative choruses and beautiful melodies, including its much-loved friendship duet. Set in a Sri Lankan shanty town, the production features impressive designs and a mesmerising underwater paradise.

Conductor Roland Böer leads a cast that includes Claudia Boyle as Leïla, tenor Robert McPherson as Nadir and baritone Jacques Imbrailo as Zurga.

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Additional Information

Running time

2 hours 15 minutes

Performance dates

19, 27 Oct, 03, 08, 11, 18, 23, 25, 30 Nov and 02 Dec 2016

Venue Information

London Coliseum33 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

Special Offer

The Pearl Fishers Ticket Offer Details

£95 Reduced to £55

£79 Reduced to £45

£59 Reduced to £34

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Customer Reviews

13 reviews4.5

franco135th December

Absolutely amazing sets and brilliant cast made for a really enjoyable evening. So good we are planning our next 2 treats at the London Coliseum.

Julie Gordon3rd December

Really enjoyed the pearl fishers, thought it was a very gentle opera. We did get a bit confused about what period it was set in.

CAROL - Telford1st December

What a fabulous experience for my first visit to the opera, it certainly won't be my last. The music was beautiful and the production was in English, so was easy to follow. Would thoroughly recommend this production which was staged in such a beautiful theatre.

Mary Keane1st December

The Pearl Fishers performance was exceptional. Great set and haunting duet. Top class.

George Rivas26th November

Superb production. Stage settings so kin kee[ing with the 'story'. Well done.

A.L.H. van Pelt-Elbers24th November

Beutiful performance, decors and singers.

Lorraine Ablett19th November

beautiful music, lovely voices and dramatic effects.

Joanna Bartosiewicz12th November

Beautiful voices and scenography

Kay Sandhu12th November

Fantastic production!! Loved it....would recommend it!

John B-C9th November

Another ENO classic. Sets excellent!

Victoria Hamilton9th November

Amazing production - special effects the best Ive ever seen, especially the divers and the tsunami. The theatre is really beautiful - spacious, beautifully decorated, lovely staff, great views , great bars - excellent. Singing good but not fantastic .

Anon21st October

A visually stunning experience and the unexpected filmed part was very moving; won't say more about that as it's a spoiler! It creates an intriguing balance of visuals between Dulac-style orientalism and 21st century horror. The three principals on the night I attended seemed to start slightly mutedly but built up to real strength and impact. Well worth a visit.