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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.

Most recent performance

There are currently no scheduled performances of Swan Lake. It was last on stage 29 July—15 August 2013.

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.

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