Why See State Ballet Theatre of Russia: Swan Lake?
The world's most famous ballet.
A leader in classical Russian dance, the State Ballet Theatre of Russia is embarking on a new tour, bringing their excellent rendition of Swan Lake to North America once again. Recognized internationally as the world's most romantic ballet, this supernatural epic glides to to the haunting score of Tchaikovsky, with evocative choreography after the legendary Pepita and Ivanov, including audience favorite, Danse des petits cygnes.
Swan Lake: Odette's story
Dashing, but pressured Prince Siegfried is urged by his mother to marry soon and bids that he chooses a spouse the following night, at the royal ball. Frustrated, he goes hunting with his friends, and after becoming separated, is stunned when one of the swans he marked for prey, transforms into a beautiful maiden.
He falls deeply in love, but she is terrified of him. Upon winning his trust, she divulges that she and her companions are victims of an evil spell, cast by a sorcerer Von Rothbart, who traps them on the lake and in their Swan like form, only becoming human for the night. The only way to break this spell is for one who has never loved to love her, The Swan Queen.
Prince Siegfried sets out to break the spell and rescue Odette, pitting him against he evil sorcerer in a this wonderful filling story of magic and romance. As one of the famous ballets of all time, this is a must see for all ages.
Performance date: 21 December 2017
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