The Washington Ballet: Swan Lake

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - Sunday, April 12, 2015

Price:

$45.00 - $225.00

Run Time:

Approx. 2-3/4 hours

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About

The Washington Ballet
Septime Webre, artistic director

Swan Lake (Company Premiere)

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performed by: Evermay Chamber Orchestra
Choreography: Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov

Mesmerizing audiences for over 100 years, Swan Lake is considered by many to be the greatest classical ballet of all time. Now The Washington Ballet will take on this mysterious, lyrical, and dramatic ballet. The classical enchantment of Swan Lake involves the beautiful Princess Odette, a passionate prince, and the wicked sorcerer von Rothbart who captures Odette and turns her into a swan. His evil spell can only be broken when a young man pledges his love and marries her. Should he betray her, she will remain a swan forever.

PRINCIPAL CASTING (as of 4/7; Please note - Casting is subject to change)
    Wed., Apr. 8 & Sat. Eve, Apr. 11 
(Maki Onuki/Miguel Anaya)
    Thu., Apr. 9 & Sun. Eve, Apr. 12 (Misty Copeland/Brooklyn Mack)
    Fri., Apr. 10 & Sun. Mat, Apr. 12 (Ayano Kimura/Jonathan Jordan)
    Sat. Mat, Apr. 11 (Aurora Dickie/Tamas Krizsa)   

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, 40 minutes, including one 3-minute pause, and two 15-minute intermissions 

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