One of the great love stories of classical ballet which has captivated audiences for decades .
This most famous of ballets, combines romantic themes, classical technique and ethereal imagery together with Tchaikovsky's majestic score, to ensure this masterpiece’s immortality.
Swan Lake tells the story of Odette, a beautiful princess, who by day is turned into a swan by evil magician Von Rothbart, only to regain her human form at night. Out hunting by the Lakeside, Prince Siegfried encounters her and falls in love with her. But will he be able to break Von Rothbart’s spell…?
Featuring 22 leading professional dancers from Ireland and abroad will perform in this breath-taking production which was loved by audiences and critics when last produced by Ballet Ireland.
Ballet Ireland is delighted to present a national tour of Swan Lake, performing in 19 theatres throughout Ireland.
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costumes: Werner Dittrich & Norbert Klos
Lighting: Eamon Fox
‘Moving production…beautifully choreographed’The Sunday Business Post
★★★★ ‘(Ballet Ireland) reaches a new level of artistry with this show.’Irish Times