Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is a poetically driven opera and is performed in Polish with English subtitles. Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is one of Henryk Górecki’s finest works and has sold over a million copies. It is one of the highest-selling contemporary pieces of all time. Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is a symphony of 3 parts that throws light on different perspectives of motherhood. The heart-touching opera depicts the pain of losing a child and a child’s anguish of being separated from their parents. The award-winning director and designer, Isabella Bywater, also known for her works at the Danish National Opera, directs the London production of Symphony of Sorrowful Songs.
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is a heartfelt, poetically driven opera and is one of Henryk Górecki’s finest works and has sold over a million copies. Symphony of Sorrowful Songs or Symphony No. 3 is a symphony in 3 parts that mediates motherhood and loss. The first symphony represents Virgin Mary’s lament; the second symphony is a message on the wall of the concentration camp and the third is a mother searching for her lost son.
Book now for one of the best-selling contemporary pieces of all time reimagined for the London Coliseum stage.
Leading roles: To be confirmed
Direction: Isabella Bywater
Soprano: Nicole Chevalier
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Booking Period: From 27 April 2023 to 6 May 2023
The London Coliseum is officially the largest theatre in London and can seat up to 2263 people across 4 seating arrangements: stalls, dress circle, upper circle, and balcony. London Coliseum is a luxurious, family-variety theatre located in St. Martin's Lane, Westminster. The theatre has hosted a bevy of spectacular shows in its 115 years of existence as the theatre officially opened on December 24th, 1904. The London Coliseum was often described as the people’s palace of entertainment and has been used for a variety of purposes such as musical comedies, stage plays, variety shows, etc. Some of the top operas presented in the theatre include The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Anna Karenina, The Mask of Orpheus, From Morning to Midnight, Thebans, Marnie, Satyagraha, The Death of Klinghoffer, The Gospel According to the Other Mary and many others.
Seating Capacity: 2,263
Address: St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4ES, UK
Tube: The nearest tube stations to the theater are Charing Cross, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, and Embankment.
Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 88, 91, 139, 159 and 179.
Available Facilities: In-house bar, Assistive Listening System, Wheelchair, Washrooms
Accessibility: London Coliseum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the London Coliseum Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear are recommended. Keep in mind, that the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Strictly prohibited
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Booking Symphony of Sorrowful Songs Tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs opens on 27 April 2023 at London Coliseum.
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children of 11 and above.
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is playing at London Coliseum in London and opens on 27 April 2023.
Generally, children above 5 years are expected to pay full price for a London theatre ticket. However, Kids Week, which is an annual event during the summer, lets you purchase theatre tickets for children under 16 at half price as long as they are accompanied by two adults.
The running time of Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is 55 minutes.
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs is a contemporary masterpiece sung in Polish with a meaningful mediation of motherhood, love, and loss.
The main stars of Symphony of Sorrowful Songs are yet to be confirmed.
There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending Symphony of Sorrowful Songs. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
London Coliseum has multiple facilities including In-house bar, Assistive Listening System, Wheelchair, Washrooms available for the audiences during the Symphony of Sorrowful Songs.
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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