04 September, Monday, 20:00

St. Petersburg State Academic Theater of Leonid Yakobson Ballet presents an updated version of "Swan Lake" ballet choreographed by Marius Petipa and Ieo Ivanov

"Swan Lake" - one of the most fantastic, perfect and famous works of ballet. It’s choreography has long been considered a recognized masterpiece of the world ballet, one of the great achievements of Russian national culture.

The history of "Swan Lake" began in 1875, when commissioned by the Bolshoi Theater of young but already famous composer Pyotr  Ilyich Tchaikovsky composed the music for the ballet. Tchaikovsky did not set out the revolutionary tasks. He carefully studied ballet scores and sought to satisfy their musical basis of high richness.  The choreography by Marius Petipa, who contrasted the "White Queen of the swans" Odette its "black double" - Odile, and his assistant Lev Ivanov, the author of the famous "swan scenes",  for the first time felt the innovation ballet music by Tchaikovsky, and its ability to embody the characters in their interaction and development . Symphonic ballet as new form of ballet was created.

Specifically for Ballet Theater Jacobson brilliant theatrical artist Vyacheslav Okunev carried out a new colorful design and composed exquisite set design of the play.

Ticket cost — 600-6000 roubles


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