Swan Lake

Air presents Moscow Ballet La Classique's

Swan Lake

By Tchaikovsky

Thurs 1 - Sat 3 March 2012

  • Presented at Belgrade Main stage
  • Tickets: £15 - £24.25 (Concessions £2, exc Saturday evening)

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Swan Lake is the most popular of all Classical Ballets.

Music: Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Librettto: Vladimir Begichev & Vasily Geltser
Choreography: Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov

Originally presented, with choreography by Julius Reisinger, at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow 4 March 1877 but superceded by a new choreographic version by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov at the Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg 8 February 1895 and subsequently established as one of the masterpieces of ballet.

The famous Act II of Swan Lake, choreographed by Ivanov as part of a memorial tribute to Tchaikovsky who had died the year before, is performed by almost every ballet company in the world.

The famous Moscow Ballet of Classical Choreography – “La Classique” was founded in 1990, utilising ballet dancers from the leading theatres of the CIS Countries and the Bolshoi, Kirov and Ballet Theatres of Kiev and Odessa.

Moscow Ballet – La Classique has thrilled ballet lovers during hugely successful tours of Egypt, Morocco, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Norway, Israel, Thailand, Taiwan, Portugal, Madeira, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand as well as the UK and this world famous company have gained vast international acclaim.

Some of the male dancers in this talented Company have themselves achieved star status in their own country and the incredibly athletic Dmitri Smirnov is one such principal dancer who is featured in this most entertaining production of Swan Lake. The National Dances featured here are both colourful exuberant and accurate to the finest detail and all performances are a credit to them and to the Moscow Ballet – La Classique trainer Evguena Novikoa, herself a former principal dancer with the company ensuring that their first class professionalism continues across the years , as is the Russian way … for the legend of MOSCOW BALLET lives on forever.

World-renowned soloists Nadezda Ivanova, Andrey Shalin, Dmitry Smirnov lead the Moscow Ballet Company under the direction of Elik Melikov. As the company of Moscow Ballet – La Classique once more dance themselves into the dreams that legends are made of and yet another world class production of Swan Lake.

Thu 1 Mar 7:45pm
Fri 2 Mar 7:45pm
Sat 3 Mar 2:30pm Limited Availability
Sat 3 Mar 7:45pm
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