Russian National Ballet presents
Swan Lake – The greatest of all romantic ballets
Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
After the sell-out performances of The Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with the most famous ballet of all time. Swan Lake is one of Tchaikovsky’s best works, featuring some of ballet’s most memorable music and breath-taking dance.
Swan Lake is a tale of two young women, Odette and Odilie, who resembles each other so strikingly one can easily be mistaken for the other.
It is the compelling legend of a tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful young woman he is instantly captivated – will his love prove strong enough to break the evil spell that she is under?
Swan Lake is full of mystery and romance and has captured the imagination of generations over the years and it continues to attract worldwide audiences, young and old.
A wonderful evening out and memories which you will cherish long after the final curtain falls.
Russian National Ballet
The Russian National Ballet was the first independent company founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s and today is its own institution with over 50 dancers of singular instruction and vast experience, many of whom have been with the company since its inception.
See 7 tour dates featuring Russian National Ballet
- Heath Street
- CW1 2DA
Swan Lake image © German Levitsky