Bolshoi Ballet 2021-22: Swan Lake


Theater 3 Sun, Mar 6, 2022 12:55 PM



Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Music: Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich

The legend of the enigmatic swan-woman set toTchaikovsky’s masterpieceof a score is ballet’s most beloved production in the classical canon. The Bolshoi Ballet’s Swan Lake exemplifies the dramatic tension and heart-stopping beauty with prima ballerina Olga Smirnova leading the cast, assensational as theblack swan as she is poignant as white swan.
Lured to the banks of a mysterious lake by his alter-ego, the Evil Genius, Prince Siegfried encounters the most beautiful swan Odette and swears his love to her. At the castle, prospective brides try to entertain the distracted Prince, but it is the ravishing swan Odile who threatens the promise Siegfried made to Odette.

2hrs 35mins / Includes 1 intermission