Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Swan Lake

From the archive

This film was last shown on 5 February 2017

At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swanwoman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him…

A ballet of ultimate beauty and a score of unparalleled perfection born at the Bolshoi in 1877. In the dual role of white swan Odette and her rival black swan Odile, prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova exudes both vulnerability and cunning through superb technical mastery, alongside the powerful and emotional Siegfried, Denis Rodkin. Including breathtaking scenes with the Bolshoi’s corps de ballet, this is classical ballet at its finest.

Director
Yuri Grigorovich
Year
2015
Duration
145 mins
Cast
Artemy Belykov, Denis Rodkin , Igor Tsvirko, Svetlana Zakharova

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