Based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel, the narrative of War and Peace follows the tribulations of Russian society as Napoleon edges closer to the country’s borders. The spirited Natasha and her betrothed Andrei find their young love is challenged by temptation, while Pierre, an idealistic nobleman, wants to change Russian life for the better. As their fates intertwine during the 1812 invasion they find their stories unfold during a time when Russian lives would change forever.
David Pountney’s new production will be as ambitious and epic in scale as the novel itself. The huge set, video projections and stunning costumes by Marie-Jeanne Lecca portray the grandeur of Russian society in the 1800s. WNO Music Director Tomáš Hanus will conduct a unique performing version of the score, based on Katya Emrolaeva and Rita McAllister’s new critical edition of Prokofiev’s original, complete with opulent dances and arias, and stirring melodies.
Sung in English, with English surtitles.
Tickets from £20
Approximately 3 hours and 55 minutes, including one interval.
Under 16s Offer
One Under 16 ticket for £5 when accompanied by a full priced adult. Offer cannot be booked online so please call the Box Office on 0844 338 5000. Calls cost 4.5p per min plus access charge
£10 Tickets price bands B-D. Book in advance and collect your tickets on the day. Offer cannot be booked online so please call the Box Office on 0844 338 5000. Calls cost 4.5p per min plus access charge
We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000 †.
WNO 18/19 SEASON MULTI-BUY PACKAGE
All performances price bands A-D
Book 6 operas and save 25%
Book 5 operas and save 20%
Book 4 operas and save 15%
Book 3 operas and save 10%
SAVE up to £5 per ticket!
Price Bands A-D
Groups 10+ save £3 per ticket
Groups 20+ save £4 per ticket
Groups 35+ save £5 per ticket plus 1 FREE ticket
SCHOOLS & YOUTH GROUPS
Parties of 10 or more pay £14.50 per ticket, price bands C–E, plus 1 teacher goes FREE with every 10 tickets
Call the Schools Hotline on 0844 338 7000† for more information and to book now. CLICK HERE for further information on School Bookings
£5 tickets when accompanied by a full paying adult
Offer not available online, please call 0844 338 5000† to book
£10 tickets, price bands B-D, subject to limited availability
Must be purchased prior to performance. All persons must be under 30 and can only collect tickets on the night with photo ID. Not available online
FIRST NIGHT 16-24 YEAR OLDS’ MEMBERSHIP
£10 tickets, price bands B-D, subject to availability
Must be purchased prior to performance. Not available online
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CONCESSIONS FOR OVER 65s
£3 off price band A, £4 off B-D
STUDENTS, CLAIMANTS and PASSPORT TO LEISURE STANDBY
24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for lowest price, maximum of 2 tickets
CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES
£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2-for-1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.
CLICK HERE for more information on our Access Performances
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable.