Swan Lake


Swan Lake

By Vincent Cordier 05 March 2019


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The story of a work through its theme and development: from its composition by Tchaikovsky in 1877, to the version given by choreographer Marius Petipa in 1895 and on to the one Rudolf Nureyev imagined for the Paris Opera Ballet in 1984.

Swan Lake by Rudolf Nureyev
Drawing on ancient Slavic and Norse mythology where destiny is often born out of the mysterious forces of nature, Swan Lake has become a legend in its own right...

Quiz: Nureyev and his ballets

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Quiz: Nureyev and his ballets

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