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Arts Calendar / September 24 / Ballet
19:00 Swan Lake
Ballet in two acts to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. 160 min (with one interval). Script outline after Vladimir Begitchev and Vasily Geltser. Musical Director and Conductor: Pavel Sorokin. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky wrote a little ballet about swans for his nieces and nephews. The story of the ballet is based on a German fairy tale. Swan Lake is a ballet that has become a symbol of Russian art itself. World premiere of Swan Lake took place at Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on 20 February 1877, the choreographer of the production was Julius Resinger. Despite the fact, his work was considered unsuccessful by the critics of the day, Resingerís original production of Swan Lake was kept in the active repertoire of the Bolshoi Theatre for seven years and was performed over thirty times. The second birth of the performance was on 15 January 1895 at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. The revival by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov is a basis for most ballet companies, staging Swan Lake nowadays. The Swan Lake performance survived for more than a century without any significant changes since Maruis Petipaís times and nowadays is being staged in more than 290 theatres all over the world.
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