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Le Lac des Cygnes – Opéra de Russie

Wednesday 06 October 2021
Acropolis - Auditorium Apollon
The most performed ballet in the world, Swan Lake is back in 2020 for a grand tour in France and Europe. As in previous years, a new state company "Russian National Opera" will present this timeless classic masterpiece.

Dispositions spéciales Covid-19 :

Access to the shows is subject to the availability of seats and according to the specific measures. Please take note of the necessary information.


This ballet immerses us in the crazy love story of Prince Siegfried and Princess Odette. The latter is unfortunately a prisoner of the famous fate of the magician Rothbart: she turns into a swan during the day and becomes a woman again at night. Only the promise of eternal love can free her from this bewitchment. Siegfried then promises Odette to marry him at the ball given in his honor. Will they escape the tricks of Rothbart and his daughter Odile? Will the Prince succeed in saving his bride?

Created in 1875 by the Russian composer Piotr Tchaikovsky, it was in 1895 with the resumption of choreographer Marius Petipa that Swan Lake became the greatest classical success of all time.

Between Pas de deux, romantic duets and Danse des Petits Cygnes, the dancers, accompanied by the orchestra, will interpret this masterful work with elegance.

A symbol of romantic ballet, Swan Lake captivates and continues to delight generations of spectators.


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