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Swan Lake

The Bolshoi Ballet launches its Golden Jubilee season at the Royal Opera House with one of Russia’s greatest ballets.

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Background

In Swan Lake, the love of Prince Siegfried and his Swan Queen (Odette) is imperiled by sinister, supernatural forces. The magic and drama of this timeless story unfold in a memorable production by renowned choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, who was artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet for over thirty years. The exquisite choreography is set to a passionate score by Tchaikovsky.