Choreography Marius Petipa
duration 1 h 40 min
with one intermission
This is one of the most popular ballets. It has been performed on ballet stages throughout the world. Choreographers of all generations and different countries have been trying to comprehend mysteries and philosophical depths of the music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
Ballet tells the story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse and who remains a maiden only at night.
The image of the Swan Queen Odette born by imagination of the great composer always remains a symbol of Russian ballet, its greatness and noble beauty.